Can't read CP/M disks on PC
Dwight K. Elvey
dwight.elvey at amd.com
Mon Mar 7 16:01:42 CST 2005
>From: "Vintage Computer Festival" <vcf at siconic.com>
>So now that I've got the 8" drive running well on the PC, I am trying to
>read 8" CP/M disks. 22Disk is giving me sector not found errors
>(cylinder 2, side 0, sector 1) and the DOS CP/M tools are giving me
>"Unknown floppy disk format", even on disks that read fine on my NEC APC.
>I tried reading in a sector using debug but I also get read errors.
>The drive is a Tandon TM 848-02. Very little information online, but it
>seems to support DSDD.
It sounds like you have the wrong sector size.
It might also be that the disk are actually single density
and not double. It sounds like it is reading the first
sector ok. You might check the parameters for that format.
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