On page 99 of "FF8.0.0 full manual.pdf" there is an advice to use $SYSTEM SPLIT=.F. $END in case of parallel runs using one HDD. This keyword is not recognized by FF8.
>I would like to mention that new documentation for Firefly has also been released. This documentation combines information taken from the old manual, the various README files, and the forums, and has some new text as well. It is not yet complete, but will be updated periodically in the future.
>The new documentation can be found in the "Manuals" section.