Yay, now I need some Osborne boot media!

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Nov 24 11:10:09 CST 2014

On Mon, 24 Nov 2014, Jules Richardson wrote:
> 40t 5.25" drives are not particularly common these days, though. Available
> for $25 or so via various channels still, it seems, but they're not kicking
> around in hardware that's destined for recycling like they once were. I see
> the odd 80t drive (once or twice a year) but of course they're useless for
> writing 40t media.

When used with virgin/degaussed media, they CAN make a usable disk, but
the original poster needs to reduce the number of variables, not increase
them, so they would certainly be not recommended.

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