[sebhc] Re-creating actual floppies from archive

Dave Dunfield dave06a at dunfield.com
Wed Mar 15 13:27:09 CST 2006

> >For soft-sectored disks, you should be able to use my ImageDisk
> >program. If you have a raw-binary image, you can use the supplied
> >BIN2IMD utility to add format information (which you will have to
> >know and specify), and then the main IMD program to write the
> >image to a physical floppy disk.
>  They just need to have a 360K drive on the PC with your tool :)

As long as you are aware of the difficulties (ie: use a fresh disk),
you can recreate 360k disks quite acceptably on 1.2M HD drives
using IMD.

Besides, if he has the Heathkit disk system - doesn't he already
have a suitable drive - just has to cable it to the PC long enough to
make the disks...


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