taking care of bad sectors... easy stuff. Was: Re: hard

From: Allison J Parent <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Wed Jul 15 15:14:14 1998

< A more "classic"-related question related to some faded brain
< cell connections in my head: Wasn't there once a CP/M version of
< the Norton utilities, long before the IBM PC was even a glimmer
< in its parent's eyes?

There were several for CP/M, apple][ and trs80. Most were bad sector
scanners and disk editors. Very useful though as TRS80 and most cp/m
crates with external drive would write garbage to any externally powered
disks if the system was powered off with media in the drive.

Received on Wed Jul 15 1998 - 15:14:14 BST

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