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360K Floppy in 1.2M Drive


SUMMARY:

Writing to (which includes formatting) a 360K floppy in a 1.2M drive results in a 360K floppy that does not conform to the 360K standard.
If that floppy is then placed in a 360K drive, the drive may or may not be able to read the floppy.

In the IBM DOS 3.3 reference, IBM includes on the subject, "IMPORTANT: If you write on any of these diskette types using a high-capacity drive, you may not be able to read the diskettes in a single-sided or double-sided drive."

Technical information on the subject is at here.