[rescue] Anybody remember MFM? (Durango Poppy II problem)

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Aug 6 16:36:36 CDT 2003

On Wednesday 06 August 2003 23:13, Dave McGuire wrote:
>    The cable isn't *supposed* to have a twist in it.  That
> brain-deadness was started by IBM on the floppy interface to flip the
> device select bits around, so that they could have a big stock of
> floppy drives in the warehouse that were all jumpered the same.

I find using jumpers for anything crap... Oops, dropped another one! *shake

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