[Coco] 80 track disk access under RSDOS

Bob theother_bob at yahoo.com
Wed May 5 04:19:48 EDT 2004

--- Arthur Flexser <flexser at fiu.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, 4 May 2004, (John Kowalski) wrote:
> > >From what I recall, RSDOS assigns granules in a particular order on blank
> > disks - starting from track 18, going up to the max, then starting again at
> > track 0 and going up to track 16.  (Track 17 is the directory track).
> > 
> My recollection, possibly faulty, is that RSDOS starts at a track in the
> middle of the range, as you say, and then assigns granules working outward
> in BOTH directions.

Either way, RS *could* have given us 360K floppies from the beginning, right?

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