MFM floppy and HD emulator DREM
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 16:42:11 CDT 2016
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> Sotomayor Jr
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> Subject: Re: MFM floppy and HD emulator DREM
> > On Oct 17, 2016, at 1:31 PM, Dave Wade <dave.g4ugm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> I’ll likely be getting at least 3 of them (1 for the IBM 3174 and 2
> >>> for my Symbolics 3640 and possible another 2 for my other Symbolics
> > I gather that some one has the Dave Gershwin board working with a 3174.
> Was that you.
> > You also need 2.88 format for the 3174 floppies. Any one modified any
> > of the floppy emulators To work at this density.
> Yes, that’s me but I have had issues with the emulator starting up reliably so
> that the 3174 boots.
So still not fixed?
> Actually, the format is 2.4MB (2x 1.2MB). It’s a 5-1/4” format instead of a 3-
> 1/2” format.
Sorry been working on my PC Server 500, I assume the data rate is double, so the existing devices are not easily modified?
> TTFN - Guy
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