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Re: Floppy format question.



On Thu, 11 May 2006, Stephen Liu wrote:

> Hi folks,
> 
> On formatting floppy, most of the floppies in my possession failed to
> get through verification, such as
> 
> Verifying ... Problem reading cylinder 0, expected 18432, read 8192
> Verifying ... Problem reading cylinder 51, expected 18432, read 10240
> Verifying ... Problem reading cylinder 1, expected 18432, read 14336
> etc.
> 
> Format has no problem.  Please advise how to fix them.
> 
> TIA

Personal opinion. If the disk fails verification, pitch it in the trash. I 
pretty much gave up on floppys a couple years ago due to getting a 
rediculous rate of verification errors.

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