C= floppies; Was Re: Bootstrapping a CP/M...

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Thu Jul 18 10:11:00 2002

On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> The 1541 is single-sided. You will not be able to format it DSDD.

  Yeah, my wording was _really_ unclear. I know the 1541 is
single-sided, I meant "Can I use standard PC DSDD media?"

> I have heard of MFM disk tools for Commodores (Big Blue Reader) but I
> have never used one. I've always resorted to serial transfer between
> Commies and PeeCees (that and archiving 1541/4040 disks with a 1541
> and an X1541 cable over a PeeCee parallel port under DOS).

  So the X1541 cable works, huh? I may have to do some soldering.

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