Floppies was Re: E-Mail-Adress
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Feb 25 13:18:34 CST 2008
On Feb 21, 2008, at 11:33 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> What I'm probably going to have to do at some point is decide on a
>> format I
>> want to use with that BBII. The time I put it together there
>> seemed to be an
>> assumption that one would be using 8" drives, I think that's what
>> they gave
>> you the BIOS and their version of CP/M on, but I'd put it in a
>> box with a
>> couple of 5.25" drives. These days I think perhaps 3.5" HD
>> floppies might be
>> a better choice since I have so darn many of them (both disks and
>> drives) on
>> hand here. You can't even find 5.25" drives that easily any
>> more, never
>> mind 8", and I haven't looked for the media for them for ages.
> Why not run your 3.5" drives at 360 RPM? Then the HD format
> corresponds exactly to 8" drives.
Are many 3.5" drives able to be set up for 360RPM?
Port Charlotte, FL
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