Non-512-byte sector drive cloning?

Cory Smelosky b4 at
Wed Feb 11 17:05:29 CST 2015

On Wed, 11 Feb 2015, John Wilson wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 04:56:57PM -0500, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>> Before I go ANY further...I want to image the boot/microcode drives
>> which aren't 512-byte sectors.  What's the best approach?
> If you can dig up a DOS PC (FreeDOS should be fine but not an emulated or
> virtualized DOS) with a SCSI adapter that's old enough to have a DOS ASPI
> driver available, my PUTR.COM *should* be able to do it.  (Never tested
> with non-512-b/s sectors, but it uses the sector size reported by the drive
> rather than hard-coding for 512 so it should work.) and
> the commands would be something like:

Hmmmmm.  Not sure if My SCSI adapter'd let me connect this drive to it...

> mount x: scsi1: /foreign
> copy /file /dev x: image.dsk
> HTH,
> John Wilson
> D Bit

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