[Coco] Largest supported HDD size?
L. Curtis Boyle
curtisboyle at sasktel.net
Thu Dec 1 13:52:44 EST 2016
That has been my experience as well. I have about 15 sec for a mega read, and full type ahead, when using an HD image on my CocoSDC under 6309/NitrOS-9.
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> On Dec 1, 2016, at 11:25 AM, Darren A <mechacoco at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 8:07 AM, Allen Huffman wrote:
>> I will add that, if I were still using my CoCo as a primary system, I
>> would want something that does no-halt, like the KenTon did and SuperIDE
>> did. During disk access under OS-9/CoCoSDC, I lose characters while typing.
>> Also, the hard drive adapters were faster for disk I/O.
> Allan, if you use the SDC driver for NitrOS-9 there is no halt during I/O.
> Halt only comes into play when the SDC is emulating a floppy controller.
> Also, the megaread speed of the SDC driver on Level 2 with a 6309 is about
> 13 seconds. That's darn close to what you get with a hard drive controller.
> - Darren
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