[syslinux] MEMDISK issue with OptiPlex GX280,620

Steve Brown sbrown7 at umbc.edu
Mon Dec 13 12:51:16 PST 2010

On Mon, 13 Dec 2010, Gene Cumm wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 15:01, H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com> wrote:
>> On 12/10/2010 06:10 PM, Gene Cumm wrote:
>>> Along the lines of superfloppies, I think the LS-120 drive _might_
>>> have acted like a true superfloppy (big unpartitioned device).  You
>>> can go bigger but you'll need to specify and track your geometry more
>>> carefully.  The others are just standard sizes (even if rare like the
>>> 3840 kiB size).
>> LS-120 (and LS-240) did, indeed, act as a true superfloppy; it generally
>> came in as BIOS device 0 as well.
> This makes me wish I had an image of one (or at least its geometry and
> exact capacity, in case of a partial cylinder).

I have one in a machine at home.  I can check this evening, if Google 
can't answer the question.

Steve Brown
sbrown7 at umbc.edu

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