A few questions concerning Syquest 270MB drives under Warp...

A few questions concerning Syquest 270MB drives under Warp...

Post by Harold Rouss » Tue, 20 Dec 1994 07:41:35



I'm considering purchasing a Syquest 270MB drive but there are a couple
of things I'd like to know first.  According to the documentation in the new
Syquest drivers on hobbes, a cartridge can be partitioned only if OS/2 is
booted from a primary partition.  Does it mean then that it is possible
to format the cartridge as HPFS?  If not, then are the extended attributes
saved when copying files, say, through the WPS?  Now, on my machine OS/2
is on a logical drive which means that I can only use the cartridge as a big
floppy.  What are the limitations of this big floppy other than not being able
to partition and/or put HPFS on it?  Are the extended attributes saved on that
floppy like they are on a conventional floppy?  Finally, are there any speed
difference between the two format, partitioned and big floppy?

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