[Coco] ROM Options for Glenside IDE, and a 3D-Printed Case

Bill Pierce ooogalapasooo at aol.com
Tue Aug 23 14:18:57 EDT 2016

Mark, 256 disks (35trk ssdd) is (I think) only about 40meg (correct me if I'm wrong). You just wouldn't have room for any other partitions for OS9. Even with 198 disk images, your OS9 partition will be very small, you may want to go down to 128 disk images if you plan to use OS9.
I haven't ever messed with the CF card adapter, so I don't really know that much of how it's used (I use a real IDE drive). I would assume larger crads would allow larger partitions. I'm used to doing all this with the DW4 version of hdbdos and using 256 disk images, but I would think it all works the same.



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-----Original Message-----
From: Mark J. Blair <nf6x at nf6x.net>
To: CoCoList Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 12:36 pm
Subject: Re: [Coco] ROM Options for Glenside IDE, and a 3D-Printed Case

> On Aug 23, 2016, at 06:42, Bill Pierce via Coco <coco at maltedmedia.com> wrote:> > > Mark, why the toolshed source for hdbdos is set for 198 disk images I'll never know... but You can change the source to 256 images (0-255) which is the standard in HDBDOS.Uh, I think it's indicating that the 64M CF card I plugged in is only big enough for 198 disk images. That's what the user manual says that address 0x0150 represents.> Also, the os9 partition size limit is about 128meg using a cluster size of 1. Anything larger (up to 4gig) uses larger cluster sizes. Most of which is explained here:> > http://www.colorcomputerarchive.com/coco/Documents/Manuals/Hardware/Glenside's%20IDE%20Adapter%20Manual%20(GCCC).pdfThanks, I'll look at that manual.-- Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>http://www.nf6x.net/-- Coco mailing listCoco at maltedmedia.comhttps://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco

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