Re: Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…

Fred Cisin cisin at
Thu May 4 17:35:51 CDT 2017

On Fri, 5 May 2017, Terry Stewart via cctalk wrote:
> Yes, reading them with IMD was one of the first things I tried.  Couldn't
> do it at all.  Tons of errors, no tracks could be read.  IMD didn't
> recognise the layout at all.
> All the disks I tried were like this.

Then, either it is impossible to read with the PC FDC, or we missed 

Is your 8 inch setup capable of FM/single density?
I think that Dave has a utility to test that.

Do you have access to any sort of "flux-transition" device (Central point 
option board, cat-weasel, kryoflux, etc.)?

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