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

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Wed Jul 15 15:27:59 1998

On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, Tim Shoppa wrote:

> 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?
I cannot recall a suite of tools like Norton, Tim. But there were
assuredly individual tools like FINDBAD to scan drives for bad blocks,
EDFILE the binary file editor, and DU (Disk Utility) which could examine
and change any byte on a disk - boot sector included.

                                                 - don
Received on Wed Jul 15 1998 - 15:27:59 BST

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