Substituting DSHD for DSDD disks (or DS2D if you prefer)

Eric Smith spacewar at
Tue Jan 26 16:48:14 CST 2016

On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 7:47 AM, Paul Berger <phb.hfx at> wrote:
> I would really
> like to get a HP 9895 8" drive but they seem to be few and far between.

Same here. And I'd like to get an 82901M 5.25" drive, and a 9122C HD 3.5".

I was surprised to learn that the 9895, while it supports standard IBM
3740 single-density format, uses an HP-proprietary M2FM double-density

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