Re: Floppy handling

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 13:30:12 EST

>>>>> "Ron" == Ron Flory <> writes:

Ron> Having said that, the Amiga had a very nice automount mechanism,
Ron> but even there it was possible to remove a floppy before it was
Ron> completely synched.

Note that the Amiga also had hardware support for detecting disk
inserts just like the Mac, something which the PC's don't have.

Ron> In my humble opinion its just not worth the risk, simply for the
Ron> sake of 'dummy friendliness'.



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