Re: Need an 8280 formatted 8" disk

From: Francesco Messineo <>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:21:29 +0100
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On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 8:08 PM, Mike Stein <> wrote:
> Yes indeed, a 5.25" HD drive is more or less the same logically as an 8" drive and, properly connected and configured, the controller could probably not tell the difference; on the other hand, making the correct cables, setting the drive jumpers correctly etc. adds a few more potential problems, so I'd sure try to work with the 8" drive(s) first...

As other already suggested:

Patience pays most of the time when dealing with old hardware :)


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