Help needed to read IBM 1M formated floppy on something modern.
caveguy at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 14 15:05:51 CST 2006
I have not "seen" the disks yet, I just got a call from someone having problems reading them.
I thought they were 720k but was told they were written on an IBM (something) in a 1m format ?
I had hoped someone would have more clue than either myself or my clueless friend.
On Tue, 14 Nov 2006 12:50:25 -0800 (PST), Fred Cisin wrote:
>On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Bob wrote:
>> Help needed to read IBM 1M formated floppy on something modern.
>> I have the need to read numerious boxes of IBM [PS/1?] 1meg format floppies, so they can be transfered to
>> to rot forever :)
>> Any help or direction will be appreciated.
>What physical size disks are you referring to?
>IBM PS/1 never had anything that was commonly referred to by that name.
>UNformatted capacity of 720K disks is 1M. Those can be read by any but
>the most perverted of current machines.
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