[Coco] Re: USB floppies,

Stephen Castello zootzoot at cfl.rr.com
Sat Feb 25 12:11:13 EST 2006

On Sat, 25 Feb 2006 12:15:29 +0100, Torsten Dittel
<Torsten at Dittel.info> had a flock of green cheek conures squawk out:

>Retrieve.exe is accessing the XP command prompt's BIOS emulation with
>parameters it doesn't process any longer.

I really didn't expect it to work since XP can't format anything other
than 1.44MB on a floppy.

>The driver of Omniflop tries to access the PC's floppy controller
>directly. The flopyy controller doesn't have access to any USB drive.
>Only the up to 4 drives connected to the shugart bus can be accessed.

The way the usb floppy driver appeared to be installed in two places,
I figured it wouldn't hurt to try. :-)


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