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Re: reading non-standard floppy formats

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:02:51PM +0200, Edgar Fu? wrote:
 > > Is there a saner way of reading non-standard (e.g., 10 sectors per track)
 > > floppies than either
 > > a) building a custom kernel with modified fd_types in sys/dev/isa/fd.c
 > > b) writing a user-space program that sets the appropriate parameters with
 > > FDIOCSETFORMAT and then, holding the device open, writes the raw floppy
 > > data to a file?
 > No-one?
 > Does this mean there is no saner way or am I missing something so obvious
 > that no-one wants to answer?

More likely than either: nobody knows.

David A. Holland

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