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

From: Bryan Pope <bpope_at_wordstock.com>
Date: Thu Jul 18 10:25:00 2002

And thusly Doc Shipley spake:
> Yeah, my wording was _really_ unclear. I know the 1541 is
> single-sided, I meant "Can I use standard PC DSDD media?"

Yes.. To use the flip side you just notch the disk. A hole punch works
wonders, as long as it is lined up with the write protect sensor.

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

Yes... I have made my own cable with success.. :) If you have newer PC you
would want to make the XE1451 cable, though.


Received on Thu Jul 18 2002 - 10:25:00 BST

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