Is there a magic word to format a 8" Altos hard disk?
aek at bitsavers.org
Tue Dec 6 08:50:19 CST 2016
On 12/6/16 6:40 AM, william degnan wrote:
>> Sound familiar?
> When you run the hard drive format command and you're asked "Do you want to
> continue?" rather than say "Y" enter "sotla" This is the secret response
> you need to bypass the format block.
That was it. The list is an amazing thing.
The new drive isn't correctly formatting, so at least i can experiment
now to see what's going on w/o risking the disk with the OS on it.
Sure would be nice if Dave's emulator worked with 8" drives ;-)
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