On Mon, 31 Mar 2008, Chuck Guzis wrote:
drive select out to the floppy connector. So, for 5
minutes of time,
and a couple of lengths of wire wrap wire and a hot soldering iron,
all one need do is strap pin 4 of the floppy connect to pin 1 of the
8473 and pin 6 of the floppy connector to pin 42 of the 8473.
The 8473 directly supports four drives, so you can do the "trick" a second
time for a fourth drive. And even some motherboard Super I/O chips have
support for four drives, the outputs are simply not used.