Removable magnetic media, manufactured by Iomega for Bernoulli drives, were extremely durable and reliable and cost quite a bit.
The special 3-inch disks used in Zip are very similar to regular floppy disks (the only significant difference is the cartridge thickness – about 1.5 times more than in FDD), and have the same disadvantages as regular floppy disks. wheels. Continue reading
You can write your own routine or use ready-made utilities. We recommend using the ctsmb.exe program (System-Management-Bus-Scanner 1.2), which works if there is a South-Bridge PIIX4 on the motherboard (PIIX is the abbreviation PCI-ISA-IDE-Xelerator), i.e. M / V with chipsets TX, LX, BX, ZX, EX in DOS modes or DOS emulation. Continue reading