[Coco] How to create an 80 track 2 sided disk with SDC
Bruce W. Calkins
brucewcalkins at charter.net
Thu Dec 17 15:54:22 EST 2015
On 12/17/2015 03:21 PM, Nick Marentes wrote:
> On 18/12/2015 5:48 AM, Darren A wrote:
>> Since BASIC will only allocate files within the first 35 tracks, how are
>> you planning to utilize the additional space?
>> Perhaps if I undertood what your ultimate goal is, I could suggest a
>> suitable approach.
>> - Darren
> I was just wanting the extra Disk space so that I an keep all my
> development files (Source and Assets) on one drive.
> Currently I need 2 DSK's so I was wondering if CoCoSDC could create a
> larger DSK.
> I've seen patches to RS-DOS which allowed this and I thought CoCoSDC
> may have done the same.
> I think Drivewire allows this so that's one way, just thought I could
> do the same on the SD drive.
1: The RS Disk file structure and allocation tables are not real
friendly for modification to larger disks.
2: Unmodified RS Disk Basic plays havoc with disks set up with modified
structures and allocation tables.
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