[Coco] rsdos or pcdos source

L. Curtis Boyle curtisboyle at sasktel.net
Sun Sep 27 18:16:09 EDT 2009

The DOS partition table isn't very hard to parse - 4 entries of 16  
bytes each at the end of the 512 byte sector 0, wasn't it?

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L. Curtis Boyle

On Sep 27, 2009, at 2:03 PM, Willard Goosey <goosey at virgo.sdc.org>  

> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 04:56:26AM -0600, L. Curtis Boyle wrote:
>> I think we did have it in there, but I don't think any of us actually
>> got to it as far as making sure it worked with Nitros.
> Well, you'd have to reverse-engineer sdisk3 and reimplement whatever
> functionality it had that cc3disk didn't.
>> I do know it
>> worked well under level 2, abs came with it's own utilities (mscopy,
>> msattr, etc) that allows them  to seemlessly work with either OS9 or
>> FAT-16 systems.
> Ohhhh, FAT-16 and not just FAT-12? Someone was thinking of hard-drive
> support.  But first you have to parse the DOS partition table....
> I've done a bit of research.  The best discussion of the DOS partition
> table I found was on wikipedia, search for "MBR".
> Willard
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