Broken floppy disks

dwight elvey dkelvey at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 20 08:35:49 CDT 2007


> Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 06:14:49 -0700> > There were also a> > few undocumented > > switches in the older versions of FORMAT, such as> > the one for "don't > > ask for a console go-ahead, just format the darned> > floppy." (Used by > > the BACKUP utility)--was it /h?> > /autotest will format without asking or waiting. But> always add the /u with it as well, otherwise it'll try> to determine the existing format.> Hi Ian
 I've never tried /autotest but I have used the /u
with the /f:320 command. It still won't reformat
a disk that was formatted as a 360K to a 320K,
unless track zero is not there.
Dwight
 
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