4 floppy disk drives on a PC?

From: Dwight K. Elvey <dwight.elvey_at_amd.com>
Date: Wed Jan 19 10:57:48 2005

>From: "Fred Cisin" <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
>On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, Jim Leonard wrote:
>> Yep. DOS had only one quirk, though: If you wanted to format a 720K disk in
>> 1440K drive, you had to specifically tell DOS to format as 720K. Otherwise,
>> assumes you're going for 1.4, attempts it, and fails. You can choose /f:720
>> with later versions of DOS; use "/t:80 /n:9" for 3.x.
>/F:2 would also work for some versions.
>With XP, /T:80/N:9 seems to be the only way that still works!

Hi Fred
 Are you using a fresh disk or one that has already been
formatted once before? I've seen it do this as well
but never explored it much to see if a blank disk would
still work.
Received on Wed Jan 19 2005 - 10:57:48 GMT

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