Need Slax to flash Hitachi 78 drive

warriorsmen

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Mar 31, 2017
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hi im needing to flash my Hitachi 0078fk drive but need to put the drive in to mode B. Im looking for a program called SLAX (Linux) i have read, it boots the drive into Mode B to enable it to be Flashed.Needing the old version of the program i can only find the newest. Someone please help

Cheers
 
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Oggy

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Things like this remind me just how cool JF is/was.

I remember fumbling around in DOS, slax cds, having to use SIL for pre-78 Hitachi's....

Then having a directory length longer than 255 characters and memdump / flashsec not working....

Over 10 years ago that!
 

playingmax

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Things like this remind me just how cool JF is/was.

I remember fumbling around in DOS, slax cds, having to use SIL for pre-78 Hitachi's....

Then having a directory length longer than 255 characters and memdump / flashsec not working....

Over 10 years ago that!
but it was so much for fun doing it this way.