Subject: Re: Formatting an RD53
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List: port-vax
Date: 06/09/1999 01:35:44
On Tue, 8 Jun 1999, Brian Chase wrote:

>It's possible to format MFM drives to a DEC flavored low-level format by
>using the built-in disk formatting utilities included with the VAXstation
>2000 ROM.  Figuring out the format parameters for a an RD53 might be a bit
>tricky.  Somewhere buried in the list mailings there is information about
>using the 2000's formatter to low-level format an RD32.  So that's sort of
>half of a pointer to some potentially useful information.

This page provides the details on how to format DEC and unknown disks on
the VS2000: