When you insert a diskette into the diskette drive, volume management does not mount the diskette automatically; this prevents excessive reads, which can quickly wear out the diskette drive. You must use the volcheck command or choose a menu option that checks for the presence of a diskette in the diskette drive.
You can format diskettes in three ways.
With Removable Media Manager.
With the fdformat command.
With the rmformat command.
Using Removable Media Manager to Format Diskettes
You can use the Removable Media Manager graphical user interface to create the following formats and file systems ...