aaron at aaronsplace.co.uk
Fri Dec 8 13:13:02 CST 2017
> > From: Aaron Jackson
> > Most of the tests now look something like this:
> > ...
> > SECTOR ADDRESS ERROR
> > EXPECTED SECTOR=18.
> > TARGET SECTOR=17.
> I wonder if there's a problem with the floppy you are using?
> Remember, the RX0x drives can't hard reformat the floppies (as in, write the
> sector headers), so if the floopy has a problem, you can't fix it with the
Possibly, but I ran the same test on about 4 floppies and failed in the
same way. I bought a box of 13 floppy disks a while ago off eBay, so
unless the box was kept on top of a magnet or something, I'd expect at
least one of them to work.
Some of them have quite interesting names:
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Software
Code from Neutron Divider
So I am quite interested to see what's on them.
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