Needed: 1 IBM 8" alignment disk.

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Date: Mon Nov 29 19:34:58 1999

>"I'd be willing to bet that the Sykes hardware in question isn't
>capable of formatting a raw 8" floppy."

>Is there any reason to beleive this device used standard SD soft-sectored
>discs, and wrote in the same format as IBM used?

Does the Sykes claim to be RX01-compatible? If so, it ought to be able to read
standard IBM 3740 floppies.

There are third-party-for-DEC-systems drives out there that don't
emulate RX01 or RX02, and use their own propietary data formats. The
AED 6200 is an example.

Received on Mon Nov 29 1999 - 19:34:58 GMT

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