Yes formatting the disk using Basic/PIP took a very long time, but it was a great test. Aformat sounds great, I'll give that a go. Both ports on my SSMIO4 aretkaragiris
I imagine the BASIC PIP disk INIT took while! Note that the AFORMAT utility on the CP/M 2.2b disk can be used to formt a disk for BASIC in just over 60deramp5113
Double density 5.25" disks seem to work fine. I created some more disks successfully. I used Pc2Flop and created a 63k CP/M 2.2b disk which boots fine (andtkaragiris
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