[Coco] Newbie Questions
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Fri Jul 4 17:10:45 EDT 2014
On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 9:06 PM, Stephen Pereira wrote:
> Since I have all the parts and pieces to create a ROM Cartridge that has HDB-DOS in an EPROM, would that be a substitute for purchasing a floppy disk controller? It would fulfill the criteria of having HDB-DOS in both RAM and ROM, rather than just having it in RAM as I do now.
If you are not going to use real floppies, there is no need for a disk
controller. A ROM cartridge is all you need to run HDB-DOS with
DriveWire virtual disks.
The disk controller is basically a ROM cartridge + an I/O port.
HDB-DOS redirects the I/O to DriveWire when using virtual disks.
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