Kaypro System disks?
cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Jul 8 15:05:50 CDT 2009
On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, Doc Shipley wrote:
> I have an old Compaq Presario (75MHz Pentium) whose on-board FDC at
> least reads Cromemco diskettes without problems and writes readable,
> bootable diskettes for a Kaypro 2 with factory ROMs. I can look up the
> model # tonight if anyone wants to know.
Those "NEW" ones (it's all relative) have a lot fewer problems. The
"flash blindness" after index is much shorter. Also, some of them have
single density support enabled. The original 765 based IBM disk
controller has hard wired for Double Density. Some of the later ones,
such as the 37C65 can be switched in software. Unfortunately, some new
machines have very demented BIOS, and in some cases won't even support a
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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