Date : Fri, 26 Feb 1999 14:53:43 -0000
From : Gareth Boden <Gareth.Boden@...>
Subject: Re: BBC to PC Transfer
> They can't read DFS though, without additional software
> (usually included as
> part of the extra *hardware* you need to attach a 5.25" disk
> drive). 720k
> DOS discs can be read with the drive in the A310 but you will
> need a bit of
> free software to do it if the machine doesn't have Risc OS 3.1 fitted.
!DFS is a freely available DFS implementation (proper filing system) for the
> Given the need to upgrade the A310 to work with a 5.25"
> drive, I suggest
> that you buy an old BBC with disk drive and link the Beeb to
> the Arc using
Or a serial cable.
Gareth D. Boden
Software Development Manager, CeNeS Limited
Telephone: +44 1223 266466... Fax: +44 1223 266467