On Sat Jan 5 2013, Nick Copeland wrote:
Many years ago I would read and write EPS disks using an IDE FDD and a
stock linux kernel. I think this was around the late kernel 2.4 days.
The trick was to use setfdprm(1) to set the correct disk format first
-- and unfortunately, I don't seem to have kept a record of the needed
settings. (The EPS would only use DD disks, while the ASR can use both
DD and HD disks.) This site:
is out-of-date but may point you in the right direction (also google
I still have the PC with the floppy drive in it. If you end up having a
hard time locating a suitable drive, I could blow the dust bunnies out
of mine and see if it still works.
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