Looking for AT&T 3B1/UNIXPC/PC7300 software
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Oct 11 14:04:00 CDT 2008
On Saturday 11 October 2008 14:53, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Al Kossow wrote:
> > > David, do you know whether ImageDisk will image them correctly?
> > It appears ImageDisk doesn't work with 8 sector ones.
> > The 3.51 utilities disks were copied OK with ImageDisk, except for the
> > VDI disk, which apparently is 8 sector.
> Hrm... any ideas why it won't image 8 sector ? I'd think that
> smaller # of sectors would be easier....
> I remember using utilities under DOS to make funky formats...
> but I was always shooting for more capacity in the day (extra
> sector, extra tracks).... not less :-)
I remember some of those, too, and in fact had some in the files section of
my bbs. But I also remember stuff that would deal with "foreign" formats,
in particular there was "Media Master" and "Uniform". The former was simply
a file transfer program, while the latter would actually "mount" a foreign
format disk under an otherwise unused drive letter, both of which I had
occasion to use under CP/M. I'm pretty sure that at least MM was available
under DOS as well, dunno about Uniform.
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