[Coco] OS-9 DS floppy config - SUCCESS!
devries.bob at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 02:06:34 EDT 2010
Thanks for that, Willard.
I was a bit hesitant to download 200MB+ just to confirm the existance of
that patch. :(
Regards, Bob Devries
Dalby, QLD, Australia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Willard Goosey" <goosey at virgo.sdc.org>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] OS-9 DS floppy config - SUCCESS!
> On Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 11:47:15AM +1000, Bob Devries wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> for anyone who is interested, I found the original patch file to modify
>> CCDISK from the Level 1 V2.0.0 distribution to read/write/format
>> double-sided disks. It was featured in The Rainbow October 1988, pp 156.
>> don't have that issue now, so I can't say who wrote it (unless I download
>> it from maltedmedia)
> Steve Goldberg wrote it. Also a patch to format dd disks under LI in
> the same issue:
> *Patches the format utility to
> * permit formatting single sided
> * disks on double sided drives and
> * provides for a choice of number
> * of track. Use * (asterick) as an
> * option for single sided formatting
> * Use number of tracks in pareneses
> * as option to change track count.
> load format
> . .+1a3
> . .+4
> . .+1
> . .+a85
> del -x format
> save /d0/cmds/format format
> unlink format
> Willard Goosey goosey at sdc.org
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