[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sun Jun 19 07:16:15 CDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil Stracchino" <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Friday, June 17, 2005 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: [rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

> But I was thinking more of things like 123 that would ONLY run off the
> original 5.25" floppy diskette, and they'd pulled some funky tricks on
> the diskette (like re-ordering sectors) to prevent you from making a
> backup copy of it.

Some companies poked actual, physical holes in the 5 1/4" media, then when 
they wrote the floppy they noted the bad sector, and checked for that bad 
sector to continue running... 

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