RX01 Floppies

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Nov 21 16:23:48 CST 2014

On 11/21/2014 01:23 PM, Johnny Billquist wrote:

> Only an RX02 can actually do the DEC double density format as done by
> the RX02. You cannot read that floppy on other drivers with other
> controllers generally, since they aren't actually capable of switching
> between different densities in the middle of a sector.

Another good reason to have a Catweasel controller in your stable of PC 
accessory cards.  I think that Tim Mann(?) wrote a package to handle the 
RX02 DEC double-density format.  At least I recall using a set of CW 
utilities to dupe some RX02 double-density floppies.


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