[TUHS] MS-DOS

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Sat Jul 2 11:12:05 AEST 2016


On Sat, 2 Jul 2016, Dave Horsfall wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Jul 2016, Marc Rochkind wrote:
>
>> Those original floppies were I believe 160K. If you paid extra, the box
>> would hold two drives. Later, IBM introduced double-sided drives, at
>> 320K each.
>
> Those in the know, of course, simply put a notch on the opposite side.

Well, yeah, if the drive let you. I did that on the Apple ][ all the time.

But try that on a 5150 and you get "Drive not ready". :/

-uso.


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