Compaq floppy drive compatibility
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Sat Dec 30 13:54:57 CST 2006
On 30 Dec 2006 at 11:35, Chris M wrote:
> I had heard somewhere that Compaq used non standard
> drives, but perhaps that applies to different (newer?)
Maybe in some of the notebook/laptops, but I'm not even sure of that.
In 1983/84, however, things were pretty straightforward, other than
slight differences in the ISA bus (didn't matter for most things, but
occasionally there was a "gotcha").
I found that the model name "portable" was much like the Kaypro
situation--akin to putting a handle on a refrigerator and calling it
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