USB Universal Floppy Disk Controller

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at
Sat Mar 12 15:15:28 CST 2005

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 11:22:29PM -0500, Barry Watzman wrote:

> I'd really rather see it done with a real FDC chip.  While there might be
> some loss of flexibility in dealing with a few formats, I didn't mean to
> imply that I was ONLY interested in reading.  With the right software, I
> could open an "explorer" window on an XP machine and "drag-and-drop" files
> .... to an 8" CP/M diskette.  Or write a "system track".

You don't need a normal off the shelf floppy controller to get your
wish.  You just need someone to write the proper drivers.

I wouldn't count on that for XP though.  

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at

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