[Coco] Commodore 64. 1541 disk drive
go4retro at go4retro.com
Tue Dec 13 20:10:01 EST 2016
On 12/13/2016 6:44 PM, piperfox74 wrote:
> That’s OS-9! With a *hyphen*, you Unbeliever!!!! ;-)
/me tucks his '/' between his legs and scurries away
> And besides, I’ve always heard the 1541 (and the C64 floppy drive interface in general) described as painfully slow. So there.
No one runs it that way anymore (well, no one who uses the machines more
than once/year), but the story of how it got that way is a fun read
(http://forum.6502.org/viewtopic.php?t=1514, link in the first post).
For those still needing some fodder for the next classic platform
slam-a-thon, it's a good read.
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