Ah, the weirdities of PC formats
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Sep 19 14:25:31 CDT 2006
> >First official support for 3.5" in PC-DOS was V3.20.
> >First official support for 3.5" in MS-DOS (OEM'd) was V2.11.
> >A few machines added support for 3.5" on their own (HP, Gavilan, etc.)
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Any DOS (PC or MS) could support 720K with a DEVICE= driver after version
I was thinking of support WITHOUT an additional device driver.
(DRIVPARM was NOT a device driver, and didn't occupy extra RAM)
> I still have the OEM customization guides for MS-DOS 1.25 and 2.00. The
> preface to 2.00 states that eventually it would support the entire set of
> Xenix functions. Uh-huh.
any hope of a copy?
> One could in PC-DOS 3.?0 use DRIVPARM in CONFIG.SYS but you had to suffix
> the DRIVPARM with a string of control-A's.
> I think MS would love to kill off floppy support entirely.
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