[rescue] 5.25" floppy on modern PC

Chad Fernandez chad.fernandez at att.net
Sat Aug 15 20:36:40 CDT 2009

Peter Corlett wrote:
> On 15 Aug 2009, at 21:13, Chad Fernandez wrote:
>> Jonathan J. M. Katz wrote:
>>> Reverse the cable? That was always my method of fixing floppies....
>> It's keyed.
> On both ends?

Yes, one side is pins with a key, the other side is an edge connector 
with a slot cut into it.  I think the normal way a drive acts when 
plugged in backwards is that it runs all the time, yet that isn't the 
case here...... it's been awhile since I've messed with this kind of 
thing, though.

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA

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