Reading TRS-80 discs (was RE: Archiving old discs...)

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Date: Tue Sep 14 16:09:20 1999

On Tue, 14 Sep 1999 wrote:

> The real problem was that the DD controller could only write two types of
> data marks, whereas the SD one could write four.
> Randy Cook chose the two the DD controller couldn't write for the Mod I SD
> O/S.

That was only part of it though an important one. Still you can't read DD
with a SD chip. And it was the SD chip 1771 that could write all sorts of
bizzare formats.

Received on Tue Sep 14 1999 - 16:09:20 BST

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