Web lists-archives.com

Re: Formatting a 32G or 16G SD card?




On 2019-01-04, Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 04, 2019 at 01:36:59PM +0000, Curt wrote:
>>But how about:
>>
>>  -I When using MO disks, where partitions aren't always required, modifies
>>     mkfs.fat's default behavior, allowing it to write the filesystem across the
>>     entire, unpartitioned device (called 'superfloppy' format under some
>>     other OSes).
>
> Much better. But what does MO stand for?
>


I haven't the slightest idea (but assumed you folks in the know knew,
though)!

(Having now looked it seems MO stands for "Magneto-optical.)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magneto-optical_drive