[rescue] 5.25" floppy on modern PC

Jonathan Katz jon at jonworld.com
Sat Aug 15 13:31:52 CDT 2009

I think the switch on the drive needs to be 1, not 0.

What are the symptoms? Light always on?

On Aug 15, 2009, at 2:57 AM, Chad Fernandez <chad.fernandez at att.net>  

> Hello,
> I'm trying to install a 360K floppy on a modern Gigabyte  
> motherboard. the MB bios supports the 360K drive.  I have a single  
> device floppy cable out of an external IBM (PS/2) drive, with no  
> twist.  After I realized the cable would require a jumper change, I  
> looked at the drive.  The drive has ds 0-3, and I switched it to 0,  
> yet the drive still gets confused...... same as before the change.
> Any ideas?  I'd try another cable, but the only other one I have  
> doesn't have a card edge connector on it.
> Thanks,
> Chad Fernandez
> Michigan, USA
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