Reply to post: Ah, good old FDFORMAT

It's round and wobbles, but madam, it's a mouse pad, not a floppy disk

AceRimmer1980
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Ah, good old FDFORMAT

Not forgetting the TSR that went with it, FDREAD ;-)

Normal DD format 9 sectors/80 tracks would give 720K. An Atari ST disk typically had 10 sectors/82 tracks, giving 820K for not much effort. An Amiga could shoehorn 1.1Mb onto the same disk.

And +1 for 5 1/4's being amazingly robust. I once had some posted to me, where the postie had folded them in half to get the envelope through the letterbox. They still worked.

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