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Putting Linux Files on a Windows Disk

Q: Putting Linux Files on a Windows Disk

How do I copy files from my Linux machine to a DOS formatted floppy disk so that my Windows machine can read it?

A: Formatting and Mounting Disks for Windows Use

You should format your disk in Windows, then mount it in Linux like this:

Put the floppy in the drive and, as root, type:

mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy

To copy files, use the command:

cp [filename] /mnt/floppy

To unmount the floppy so you can eject it, type:

	  umount /mnt/floppy
	

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