Vector 3/Teledisk

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Sun Sep 9 20:28:36 2001

> > Really?
> > The Vector machines that I have seen have all been hard-sectored. I would
> > LOVE to see a PC (running Teledisk, or ANY other software) be able to do
> > anything at all except CHOKE on a hard-sectored disk.

On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Tony Duell wrote:
> Am I allowed to do some hardware hacking? I see no reason why a PC with a
> suitable card could not read a hard-sectored disk....

Of course I meant a stock unmodified PC, with "normal" hardware.

But yes, I'd love to have you make disk controllers for PC that can handle
hard sectored, GCR, etc. It's certainly quite doable, but there isn't
much of a commercial market for them.

Fred Cisin            
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Berkeley, CA 94701-1236
Received on Sun Sep 09 2001 - 20:28:36 BST

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