WTB: RX02 Floppy Disks
cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed Aug 2 09:05:33 CDT 2017
On Wed, 2 Aug 2017, Al Kossow wrote:
> There is no way to low-level format disks on a DEC RX01 or RX02. The
> hardware doesn't support it in the controller inside the DEC disk drive.
> DEC expected you to buy media from them.
Not really. You can use any standard 3740 formatted disk (i.e. 26
sectors/track, 128 bytes/sector, 77 tracks, FM) and change it to RX02
formatting in an RX02 drive with
or change it back to RX01 with
In both cases you need to
to create the directory.
> You could also clone a formatted double-density disks with a flux-level
> reader/writer board.
Only a /slight/ overkill...
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