4 floppy disk drives on a PC?

From: Bruce Lane <kyrrin_at_bluefeathertech.com>
Date: Sun Jan 16 10:41:27 2005

        Ahhh... Pardon? DOS doesn't support USB ports.

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On 16-Jan-05 at 08:33 Computer Collector Newsletter wrote:

>If your PC has a USB port, then just use USB drives. It should work --
>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
>--- 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 - 10:41:27 GMT

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