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The commands with their most common usage are in brackets like this: [ command ].
Don't type the brackets, just what is inside of them.

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Format ( to format disks use the mkfs command )
must be root for these commands
format a floppy disk ( format a floppy disk so it can be used with ms stuff ) do not mount the disk first in any case; be sure it is unmounted
[ mkfs.msdos /dev/fd0 ] this works on kernel version 2.4.18-14

format a floppy disk with default linux file system
[ mkfs /dev/fd0 ]

( this also works on harddisks like /dev/hda or /dev/hdb )

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