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Name

mzip

Synopsis

                  mzip [options] [drive:]

Set modes or eject an MS-DOS-formatted ZIP or JAZ disk. See mtools for information about handling MS-DOS filesystems. Unix-formatted ZIP and JAZ drives can be handled as you would a floppy or other removable media, using the mount and umount commands.

Note that a ZIP drive is usually referred to as drive Z:, and a JAZ drive as drive J:.

Options

-e

Eject the disk.

-f

Force eject (even if the disk is mounted). Must be used in combination with -e.

-r

Put disk into read-only mode.

-w

Put disk into read/write mode.

-P

Prevent writing to the disk without a password.

-x

Prevent read or write access to the disk without a password.

-u

Make the disk writable, but restore write protection on eject.

-q

Query and display the disk status.

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