3.5" floppy drive question(s)
ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 19:18:47 CDT 2008
Jules Richardson wrote:
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> The first issue is to get the drive to ignore the difference between
>> 1.44MB and 720KB media
> I think drives nearly always do the detection via a microswitch, don't
> they? (It wouldn't surprise me if at least one wasn't using some kind of
> optical arrangement). In the event of no jumper, cutting traces or
> bridging switch pins with solder should do the job I would have thought.
IBM PS/2s did it optically.
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