[K12OSN] Both USB and Floppy?

Andrew Fisk andy at spitcomp.com
Wed Nov 2 15:30:03 UTC 2005

Better yet for less than $50.00 you could buy her a USB floppy drive

Not that I am advocating compusa but take a look at


A cheap and easy fix (and well worth it for your Linux advocate)


Spitfire Computer Services
441 Beaver Street
Suite 202
Sewickley, PA 15143
Phone (412) 749-0162
Fax: (412) 749-0203
andy at spitcomp.com

On Nov 2, 2005, at 9:30 AM, Shawn Powers wrote:

> I think it's been discussed before -- is it possible to use both a  
> floppy
> drive AND a USB drive on a thin client?  (Using MToolsFM) ?
> I have a secretary, who happens to be the biggest advocate for  
> Linux in
> our district, that really wants to use both, since the school  
> camera has
> floppy disks for film.  I would REALLY like to oblige her. :)
> How do you do such a thing?  Is it indeed possible?  I'm using K12LTSP
> 4.1, and currently have USB local drive support.
> Thanks,
> -Shawn
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