MFM floppy and HD emulator DREM
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 15:31:26 CDT 2016
> > I’ll likely be getting at least 3 of them (1 for the IBM 3174 and 2
> > for my Symbolics 3640 and possible another 2 for my other Symbolics 3640).
I gather that some one has the Dave Gershwin board working with a 3174. Was that you.
You also need 2.88 format for the 3174 floppies. Any one modified any of the floppy emulators
To work at this density.
> Don't, at least not for the Symbolics gear. The DREM only works with hard
> drive controllers it knows about, and the Symbolics ain't one of them. I
> chatted with the developers about what it would take to support them and
> they see it as being possible, but couldn't commit to it without having
> hardware on hand to test with. And given how hard it is to get a Symbolics
> machine to even format a disk once you have a working machine, it's not
> likely to happen anytime soon.
> - Josh
> > TTFN - Guy
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