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Re: higher format densities than 1.44MB

On Wed, Oct 20, 1999 at 02:43:53AM +1000, debian wrote:
> Regarding boot floppy size
> So you all realise that a 1.44MB is actually 2.0MB unformated.
> By using exotic formats you can have upto 1.92MB of usable space.
> 1.72MB works well, why limit the disk size 1.44MB ?
> Theres some good documents at the Linux Router Project on this info

Not good - Doesnt work on ALL hardware and we are searching
for Mainstream compatibility and everything beyond the specs
decreases this ...

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