tcl.set-floppy Verb: Access/TCL

tcl.set-floppy

Command tcl.set-floppy Verb: Access/TCL
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category TCL (746)
Description attaches the specified diskette drive to the current process for subsequent input or output activity. The drive indicator and density are indicated with the options provided.

This is used after the "t-att" command to designate the density to read/write diskettes and which floppy drive to use, when more than one drive is present.

Drive choices are typically "a" or "b".

The default values are drive "a", high density.

The default block size is 500.
Syntax set-floppy {(density,drive)}
Options e Selects 2.88mb floppy. (AP 5.2.5 and higher only).

h High density (1.2mb for 5-1/4 inch, 1.44mb for 3-1/2 inch)

s Standard density (360kb for 5-1/4 inch, 720kb for 3-1/2 inch)

AP/Unix implementation-specific options:

a Select 5 1/4" floppy.

b Select 3 1/2" floppy.

h Select 1.2M if 5 1/4", or 1.44M if 3 1/2".

s Select 360K if 5 1/4".

l Select 720K if 3 1/2".
Example
set-floppy (ah

This attaches floppy diskette drive "a" at high density.
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