Using 3.5" HD drives on CP/M systems

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Sun Feb 6 01:58:49 2005

 Sat, 05 Feb 2005 11:07:15 -0500, Herb Johnson <> wrote:
> You mentioned HD media, the thread subject is "HD drives", so I thought
> that was your proposed "standard". But it is more likely that 3.5" DD
> media and drive settings will work for FM/single density/8-inch systems,
> than HD.

Yes, but it's really hard to find 3.5" DD media these days... ask any
Amiga person.

If _I_ were designing/changing floppies in modern times, I would
certainly see about using HD media because I think they were more
abundant, and they are still available, new, making them available
further into the future.

Received on Sun Feb 06 2005 - 01:58:49 GMT

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