[Coco] Disk Problems
gheskett at wdtv.com
Fri Feb 10 01:57:56 EST 2012
On Friday, February 10, 2012 01:56:23 AM K. Pruitt did opine:
> 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?
Not to my knowledge. Once the 'dos' command has used the rom to READ track
34, the rest of it is 100% os9.
> 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.
> Thanks for any help you can provide.
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