Joel Uckelman on Wed, 16 Jun 2004 23:33:33 -0500 (CDT)

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Re: [hosers-talk] heh

Thus spake "Jon Stewart":
> I booted my P4 2.8GHz work machine into Minix 2.0.3 tonight.
> Unfortunately, the install floppy images don't have dd installed on them. 
> But I was able to find a binary for dd, so tomorrow I am going to use a 
> hex editor to overwrite some useless binary on the install floppy (e.g. 
> setup) with dd. Then I can write the image to a floppy and have a boot 
> floppy for 286s that will let me write hard disk images back out to floppy 
> as dd will have been loaded onto the ram disk.
> Somedays my job is boring and somedays it's just weird.
> Jon

So why do you want to do that with 286s?

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