compaq portable plus problems

Fred Cisin cisin at
Sun Feb 3 16:35:17 CST 2008

On Sun, 3 Feb 2008, Roger Pugh wrote:
> does anyone know the correct incantation to low level format an MFM
> drive, a rodime 351, driven by a Compaq controller board.
> I,ve tried with debug G=C800:5 to no avail.  there is no format program
> there!.
> The driver board has no real description on it, just
> Compaq computer corp 1983 and  assy 61-031074-00
> Any ideas???

I don't remember where they hid the FORMAT program,
but SPEEDSTORE will do the job.

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