[rescue] 5.25" floppy on modern PC

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 21:52:49 CDT 2009

On Aug 15, 2009, at 9:36 PM, Chad Fernandez <chad.fernandez at att.net>  

> 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.

That freaked me out the first three times it happened to me on PC  
builds, the I simply resigned my self to getting it wrong the first  
time on all subsequent builds...

It has been a while since I built a machine with an on-board floppy...  
Years perhaps? (2 at least)


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