Marianne Taylor mataylor at
Fri Mar 28 08:30:44 PST 2003

On March 27, 2003 16:26, you wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone that has installed KDE3.1 or KDE3.1.1
> on an LFS/BLFS system has any luck formatting a floppy drive gui
> style? When I right click on my desktop floppy icon and select format,
> nothing happens. It is set up correctly because I can mount and read it. 
> when I try to run kfloppy, I get an error "Cannot find mkdosfs". It wont 
> let me format it ext2.  Does anyone know where to get mkdosfs or which 
> package it is located in? I searched everywhere (google,kde,etc...) and all 
> could find was rpms (which I detest). Is it a kernel issue? Because, i 
> selected all the appropriate MS options.
> Thanks for any help at all.
> -- 
I recently installed mkdosfs and solved this problem.  I found it at  That is if you haven't 
found it yourself.  

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