[Coco] STATUS - Re: Resurrecting a CoCo (26-3001) with a 26-3029 FDC.
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Fri Sep 12 22:20:05 EDT 2008
On Sep 12, 2008, at 8:12 PM, Ryan Pritchard wrote:
> I mean that the cable is on correct, the drive light and motor turn
> on after I press ENTER when entering DSKINI0 to format the
> diskette. The drive proceeds to spin the disk and move the head for
> about 35 track adjustments then makes a normal type of I am not
> going to complete my job grind noise, and then I get the ?IO ERROR
How many different drive cables have you tried?
Unfortunately, the best way to track down which component is the
problem is to have multiples of everything (e.g. disk controllers,
drive cables, floppy drives, CoCo's).
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