[Coco] Re: [Color Computer] DSK images to coco

jdaggett at gate.net jdaggett at gate.net
Sun May 1 18:15:00 EDT 2005

Correct in that you can poke the RSBASIC to read a 512 byte sector 
but in doing that you can not verify what you read. 

It would have been so nice to have had basic allocate two 256 byte 
buffers for read/write and another two 256 byte buffers for verify. 


On 1 May 2005 at 12:29, John E. Malmberg wrote:

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> On the other hand, I have discovered that the COCO under ROM BASIC and
> read and write the first 256 bytes of the 512 byte sectored media.
> Actually it can read and write the full 512 bytes if you use peeks and
> pokes.  The upper 256 bytes are in the read/write verify buffer.

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