Re: Is it a hard or soft sectored disk?

From: Glenn Holmer (
Date: 2005-11-01 12:19:26

On Tuesday 01 November 2005 03:52, Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) wrote:
> > How can I see if a disk is hard or soft sectored?
> A hard sectored disk has more than one index hole in the center. But
> IMHO it doesn't matter for a 1541 if a disk is hard sectored or not
> as it doesn't use the indexhole at all.

I just got a pile of 5.25" floppies from work; they were old copies of 
M****S*** software.  I couldn't get any of them to format, so I sent 
them to the dustbin of history where they belong :)

   Glenn Holmer (Linux registered user #16682)
   "Greater coherence cannot be achieved.  Not even the
    Netherlanders have managed this."  -Anton Webern

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