[Coco] Disk Problems
Bruce W. Calkins
brucewcalkins at charter.net
Thu Feb 9 20:59:01 EST 2012
I do know that OS-9 does not use any ROM once you get past the DOS command.
This has me thinking you may have a problem with your Tandy ROM chip. Try
reseating it making sure all pins are lined up correctly.
----- Original Message -----
From: "K. Pruitt"
> I'm having a disk problem and figured I'd ask if anybody here has any idea
> on what may be going on. Under OS9 Level II I am having no disk problems
> at all. I can read and write without problem. Under RSDOS I can read the
> disk with no problem but cannot write to the disk. If I try and save to
> disk it appears to save, but the file is not actually present on the disk.
> If I turn verify on it errors out instead of pretending to write to disk.
> DSKINI always results in an I/O error. This problem occurs on both floppy
> drives in my system.
> My disk controller is a disto super controller 2 with a tandy rom chip in
> it. Does OS9 utilize that rom chip at all? I double checked the inside
> of the pack and everything is plugged in correctly. I'm the original
> owner of all the equipment involved. It did work the last time I used
> it... which was like 20 years ago.
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