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I have problems on formating the C: hard drive on an IBM XT machine. Can someone help?
Moved to hardware. If you include details, then yes, perhaps someone can help. Although this gets discussed much more over at the Vintage Computing vcfed.org forums.
Well, I am trying to emulate Visi On on 86box and I want to format the hard drive on MS-DOS 2.11 with an XT Machine because it's one of the machines that can run Visi On.
The problem is, that when I try to format the C: drive I can't do it. When I use the FDISK tool It just tells me that there are no fixed disks present. Could you help me?
Oh. I thought you meant a real XT.
Well, you need to tell 86box to create and assign an image file to use as a hard drive. For Visi On, it should be no more than 15 megabytes. (10 was typical). In XT mode, you might not be able to use regular IDE as a controller type.
I tried but it didn't work. I tried every bus/controller and tried to make the hard drive recognizable but still doesn't work. I don't know if I need to change the channel/ID or something?
Everytime I run FDISK.COM it just tells me that there are no fixed disks present. I just can't find a way to tell the system what kind of Hard Disk C: I have like the 286 type machines.