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#1 2020-11-27 00:52:55

Registered: 2020-04-25
Posts: 20

USB Floppy Drive

Hello everyone,

Does anyone know of any good quality USB 3.5 floppy drives that work out of box with Arch Linux?

I would like to use it to install some old dos games on Dosbox,


Last edited by DeathStar (2020-11-27 00:54:08)


#2 2020-11-27 01:25:07

From: Hoosiertucky
Registered: 2019-03-10
Posts: 553

Re: USB Floppy Drive

Don't know about a floppy drive but maybe you find them here..


#3 2020-11-27 12:26:11

From: Netherlands, Europe
Registered: 2005-10-04
Posts: 10,140

Re: USB Floppy Drive

I have one of these … ive-22767/ .

Used it for windows xp install / troubleshooting around 2009.
Also used it approx 5 years ago to copy useful things from my 400+ floppy collection to an archlinux volume

Last time I used it was in 2018 to copy original floppies of a dos game to hdd for a friend.
(the game still runs fine in dosbox).

Disliking systemd intensely, but not satisfied with alternatives so focusing on taming systemd.
Did you use the guided installer ? If yes, I can't help you.

(A works at time B)  && (time C > time B ) ≠  (A works at time C)


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