Help! need 400k/800k Mac os 6 or 7 diskettes!

From: chris <>
Date: Fri Oct 10 15:25:25 2003

>It takes more than ROMs. The SE originally shipped with the original
>IWM floppy controller, which cannot handle MFM disk format (either 720K
>or 1440K floppies). To use the Apple Superdrive (FDHD) 1440K drive,
>you need BOTH the newer ROMs and the newer SWIM floppy controller.

Then does that mean there weren't any 3rd party 1.4 drives that could be
used on the 800k SE? I thought there were. Although maybe they were and
used SCSI, or their drivers just had a way to get around the floppy
controller short comings.

Received on Fri Oct 10 2003 - 15:25:25 BST

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