TG43 signal and 8" drives on commodity hardware (was Re: WTD: 8-inch floppy drive)
chrise at pobox.com
Thu Mar 3 10:58:58 CST 2011
On Wednesday (03/02/2011 at 04:18PM -0800), Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Also a couple of Siemens FDD-200
> drives--one set up to read hard-sectored and filter out the sector
> marks (providing only index), the other set "raw".
What is the theory of operation behind a hard-sector filter? I believe
I have seen this done with just a one-shot but I'm not sure I understand
how that eliminates only the sector marks, leaving just index? It seems
like with just a one-shot, it would sync to any hole and call that index.
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