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Re: howto start



Kirn Gill wrote:
> A 1.44MB disk can be low-level formatted using the Linux "fdformat"
> program to have the physical layout of a 720KB disk.

Whoops, sorry --- you're absolutely right. 720kB heads *are* the same
width as 1440kB heads (they use different numbers of sectors per track).
I was confusing it with 40-track vs 80-track, which is a different but
equally obselete era. Ignore what I said earlier.

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