Ahh, now - the disks I have only has a single index hole - maybe this is the issue? Maybe there was some extra setting to format single sided? On 13/02/2017 18:43, Mike Stein wrote: > Hi Rob, > > Can't help you with a formatted disk but if you have trouble finding blanks once you get things sorted, let me know. > > Note that single and double-sided disks have the index hole in different locations; most double-sided drives including the TM-848 have two sensors and can use both types, but it's something to keep in mind just in case. > > m > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Rob Clarke" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Monday, February 13, 2017 7:54 AM > Subject: Need an 8280 formatted 8" disk > > >> Gents, >> >> I'm desperately in need of a known good 8" floppy formatted on an 8280. >> After 18 months of occasional work, I now have my 8280 up and running, >> or at least I think I do. DOS board is up and running, the drives are >> refurbished and behaving, and I have a good power source. I can trace >> signals all the way from the FDC to the read/write heads and back again. >> >> Nevertheless, using the 2 no-name 8" disks I have, the format fails with >> an error 21 on track 0, sector 1 every time. So, to track the fault down >> it would really help to have a good disk. Either I can post one of my >> disks to someone or, if you hace a spare 8" disk, I'd gladly compensate >> for that and time, postage etc... >> >> Regards, Rob >> >> >> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-02-13 19:01:52
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