[Coco] 80 track disk access under RSDOS

Bob Devries bdevries at gil.com.au
Wed May 5 07:06:40 EDT 2004

> ... but ISTR it did 40 tracks ok. Maybe not, it was many years ago that I
> replaced it with a DS drive, glad to leave flippies behind.
 Yes, I replaced mine with 80 track switchable to 40 track. Used 40 trk for
RSDOS, and 80 trk for OS-9.

I DO know that the original drives were not capable of more than 36 tracks
because of their snail cam stepper arrangement.

Regards, Bob Devries. Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
Faith isn't faith until it's all you're holding on to.

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