Reply to post: Yes, sneakernet.

Are you sure you've got a floppy disk stuck in the drive? Or is it 100 lodged in the chassis?

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Yes, sneakernet.

In my limited experience, the 1.2Mbyte 5 1/4 inch drives were found in well made professional machines while the 90mm "stiffies" were quickly adopted by more second rate manufacturers, so the difference in drive quality explained the better reliability of the 1.2Mbyte drives. Except for Macs - early Macs had good quality 90mm drives and I never had a problem with them.

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