[LMB] OT: Moldy Oldies

David McMillan skyefire at skyefire.org
Mon May 8 13:15:01 BST 2006


Peter H. Granzeau wrote:

> All three of these computers suffered from one major disadvantage:  
> incompatible disk media (an 80 track single sided floppy disk), for 
> which DEC refused to supply a formatting program.  They expected users 
> to buy preformatted disks from DEC.  I owned a TRS-80 Model 4 at the 
> time and could have formatted those disks (I had a pair of 80 track 
> double sided disk drives and a program that could format anything up to 
> but not including a pizza).

	WARNING:  Media does not Chicago Multi-layer formatting. 
(A)bort/(R)etry/(E)at?







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