Is there a magic word to format a 8" Altos hard disk?

Al Kossow aek at
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.
> Bill

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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