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Article #50 (419 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions
From: ae826
Subject: XF551 Answer.
Date: Sun Jul 30 09:04:33 1989


To format side two of the disk (assuming you have the disks with 2 holes)
you can use SpartaDOS 3.2d and up or MYDOS, SmartDOS, and TOPDOS, I have
only used SpartaDOS with the XF551 and it works. you don't need to flip the
disk over in that, just use the XINIT program, 40 tracks/DS  Double Density
no sector skew and you should get around 1400 free sectors of 256k each.
You need not turn the disk over since that side has been formatted when you
formatted the first side. And ADOS
has been finished fer a long time,
a few days/weeks after OSS joined ICD.
Atari is thinking of making it a commercial program in which you must buy,
BULL you say? No, that is what Atari is thinking of doing.

Phillip Chow

(soon to be CoSysop? When?!?!?!?!)



** Answered by DOUG WOKOUN (aa384) on Sun Oct  2 03:34:59 1988 **

Thanks for the info.


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