On 22/07/13 03:07, Fred Cisin wrote:
On Mon, 22 Jul 2013, Philip Pemberton wrote:
I'm on the verge of getting DiscFerret write
support working (at least
for UNIX PC disks) but the sodding thing won't read anything my 80-track
drives have written!
I hope not to offend you if you already know this, . . .
Use a 300 Oersted (360K) diskette.
Way ahead of you :) I bought a ton of them several years ago. A few of
them (mostly brand-name) are dud, but the unbranded and unlabelled ones
BULK ERASE the disk before writing to it with the 80
Can't - I don't have a bulk eraser. Yet another thing I've been looking
out for on ebay but which only ever appears for some stupid amount of money.
I don't actually have a 360K-capable PC drive - all I have is a YE Data
YD-380B (which is 1.2MB-only) and the Viglen dual-disk BBC drive which
won't work at all (drive selects are wired differently to how the PC
classiccmp at philpem.me.uk