RX02 Difficulties

js at cimmeri.com js at cimmeri.com
Fri Dec 8 14:04:26 CST 2017

On 12/8/2017 2:13 PM, Aaron Jackson via 
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>> 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
>> RX02.
>> 	Noel
> 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.

On the contrary, I wouldn't expect ANY of your floppy disks to work.

Having been through getting an RX01 rejuvenated and working again, I had to fresh format some diskettes.

- J.

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