[Coco] Frustrated

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Mar 29 19:14:17 EDT 2016

On Tuesday 29 March 2016 14:40:47 Richard E. Crislip wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Mar 2016 22:32:25 -0700
> "Stephen H. Fischer" <SFischer1 at Mindspring.com> wrote:
> > In addition to the documentation that will be offered, there are at
> > least two utilities that will read the "LSN0" of a floppy and tell
> > you the matching DMODE values for the floppy.
> >
> > LSN0 can be read for disks that the descriptor does not match by
> > these programs.
> >
> > I vaguely remember the one I got from RTSI many decades ago was
> > named "LSN0" but I cannot find it quickly on my boot disks.
> >
> > If needed, I can find the program I used somewhere. It was used a
> > lot.
> >
> > Neither program had good names IMHO.
> Thanks Stephen,
> That program would be a definitely help, Now, like you apparently all
> I have to do is locate it.
> Cheers

LSN0 can be fabricated from what you have, just "dump" the first sector 
of the drive by addressing it as /dn at .

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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