[rescue] 5.25" floppy on modern PC

Jonathan J. M. Katz jon at jonworld.com
Sat Aug 15 14:07:18 CDT 2009

Reverse the cable? That was always my method of fixing floppies....

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Chad Fernandez<chad.fernandez at att.net>
> Jonathan Katz wrote:
>> I think the switch on the drive needs to be 1, not 0.
>> What are the symptoms? Light always on?
> Drives are normally set to the second position, yes.  However, I'm not
> a twisted cable.  The twist in the cable changes the signal seen by the
> computer to a first position jumper setting.
> No the light isn't always on..... the motor runs when it shouldn't and
> doesn't when it should.  XP also gives me an I/O error when trying to
> it.

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