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

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at
Fri May 5 14:26:10 CDT 2017

But I thought the problem was that most disk controllers can't do RX02.
Everybody doesn't have a Catweasel or Cryoflux.


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

On 05/05/2017 11:19 AM, Bill Gunshannon wrote:
> Not really, in the event they would like them read and we know they
> are RX02 there are a number of people here who likely could read them
> (myself being one of them!)

Just image them sector-by-sector and let folks fool with the images.
The filesystem details can come later--and are largely irrelevant to the
immediate task at hand.


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