[rescue] 5.25" floppy on modern PC
rumbeard at mac.com
Sat Aug 15 14:35:02 CDT 2009
On Aug 15, 2009, at 2:57 AM, Chad Fernandez wrote:
> 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.
> Chad Fernandez
> Michigan, USA
So why use a 360K? Why not a 1.2? They can read and write 360K
floppies just fine. There are also those fun TEAC drives that have
one 5.25 and one 3.5 drive in one 5.25" bay.
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