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Old 25 February 2008, 12:19   #1
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What was that Lazarus thing about?

Something I always wondered... On a native A500, ks1.3 sometimes when I formatted a floppy with it, it would name it Lazarus.

What was that about? Was that something built into the firmware?
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Old 25 February 2008, 12:48   #2
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a result of using the "diskcdoctor" program to repair disks as i recall
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Old 25 February 2008, 13:10   #3
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Even when just doing a format using workbench?
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Old 25 February 2008, 13:20   #4
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No as Hungry Horace said. When you format a disk under WB it is called 'Empty' by default.

Diskdoctor would name the disk Lazarus after it had supposedly resurrected the dead disk (though it was pretty useless and programs like DiskSalv were much much better) - so you can see where the name comes from
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Old 25 February 2008, 13:28   #5
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Ah cool - just always wondered!
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