4 floppy disk drives on a PC?

From: Computer Collector Newsletter <news_at_computercollector.com>
Date: Sun Jan 16 10:33:04 2005

If your PC has a USB port, then just use USB drives. It should work -- for
example on my "daily driver" PC, I have a four-in-one card gadget. I can't
think of why the PC would care whether the drives are floppies or otherwise.

--- Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com> wrote:

> I know we've discussed this before but the right Google search terms are
> eluding me.
> Is it possible to get 4 floppy drives onto a PC? If so, how? If I stick
> two controllers in the PC and configure one with a different base address
> and interrupt (assuming I can find a card that allows me to do this) will
> DOS automatically recognize the second controller and extend the drive
> letters C: and D: to the drives on that card?
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Received on Sun Jan 16 2005 - 10:33:04 GMT

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