[TUHS] Booting PDP-11's from RX02's

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Oct 31 19:04:55 CDT 2016

> If you cared about not erasing the drive manufacture's data on sealed 
> media Winchester and the like you have to avoid any writes to cylinder 0 
> at all.

On a floppy?

It might not be relevant HERE, but SOME computers have a different 
physical format on track 0 (such as systems that evolved from FM to MFM 
and continued to have track 0 be single density)
Writing to track 0 could be hazardous to whatever is s'posed to be on 
track 0.

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