[svlug] sneaker net from Mac to Linux possible?
brianc at magicnet.net
Thu Feb 22 17:39:02 PST 2001
Ken Blake wrote:
> My wife is doing some work at a place with Macs. They have some older
> Macs so I think they'll have some with 3.5" floppy drives. If so, then will it
> be possible to transfer files between a Mac and a pc running linux on a
I've had success reading and writing to Mac formatted Iomega Zip disks-
$ mount -t hfs /dev/sdf /zip
Should also work with floppies...
> I seem to recall that Macs had some completely different method of
> reading/writing to floppies. Even if they've changed their ways and
> decided to conform, I assume they still would have a different file system.
Mac filesystems are type `hfs`.
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