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by pySnake
Wed Feb 03, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: The number of tracks in a floppy disk!?
Replies: 3
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Re: The number of tracks in a floppy disk!?

Andyhhp wrote:However, when writing your own Floppy disk controler, it is possible to tweak parameters and get 83 cylinders, giving you a 1.49MiB floppy disk (Windows 95 distrobution is an example of this)

Tks a lot about this information, it's very helpful :).

pySnake.
by pySnake
Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: The number of tracks in a floppy disk!?
Replies: 3
Views: 12690

The number of tracks in a floppy disk!?

I have read this from tutorial 5 of OS Development series: http://www.brokenthorn.com/Resources/OSDev5.html
There is 18 sectors per track. There is 63 tracks total on floppy disks.


According to this: I think it's should be 80 tracks?

Regard,
pySnake.