8 inch disks - help needed identifying format

Rik Bos hp-fix at xs4all.nl
Wed Aug 3 04:19:30 CDT 2016

Hi Denise,

It is a HP disc, probably for the hp 9845/35 series.
H tells you the drive type (9895A), 8 the controller select code, 0 the drive address, 1 the unit address (second disc in a unit, first disc will be 0).
Probably the disc will contain a large fata file of 1188 blocks, may be it’s a database can’t say much more of it. To determine the data itself you need to know the first record of the file,they will tell the kind of data in it.


Van: Denise de Vries

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