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Re: ACER ALTOS 1200 - floppy?

 
 
Sheldon
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      06-26-2009, 01:13 AM

"Norman" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Hi, I'm mounting an Altos 1200 motherboard (M25C-2) in a case with 2
> floppy
> drives connected in serial
>
> Is there a way of getting the BIOS to see the second drive, B? Only A is
> detected.
>
> BIOS has been updated to the latest version (m25cr5b4.zip)
>
>
> Thanks in advance
>
>

I've seen this before. With floppies on the out these days, it's hard to
find a bios that will accept two floppies. You may have to install one
floppy internally and one with a USB. Or, it may be possible to get it to
recognize the other floppy as another drive letter. Not sure why you or
anybody would want two floppies in a computer these days. I have two in my
desktop computer, but can't remember the last time I used either one. As a
matter of fact, I'm pretty sure only one is recognized, but I can switch
them internally if I need to. One is 3.5 and the other is 5.25, but I've
been using the same case for years and just upgraded the insides.


 
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