Hallo Marko, > Because they might be more difficult to obtain than the parts for building > a custom 6502 computer? On the other hand, building everything from > scratch is more expensive and time-consuming. Being a father of two small children, that's a very good reason :-) > > Nonsence! Just think how an emulator uses his emulated 1541. In reality you > > tell it to use a simple file as floppy. > ...... A higher-level file system, > without any 1541 compatible block-read or block-write commands or file > structure is necessary. I completely agree, see mail to Levente. > Will the whole file allocation table fit in the memory? No, why should it? > How do you address fragmentation problems? Like in DOS: running a defragmentation program from time to time. As you have to validate a floppy from time to time, this has to be done as well. Maybe I combine both functions. > I wish you good luck with the project. I don't want to discourage you > from doing it; I just wanted to point out some things that might become > problematic later. Thanks. Any help and critic is welcome. Sometimes other people see things you haven't thought about. Groetjes, Ruud PS. sometimes I'm a little bit (too) direct in my comment like using "nonsence!". But it is not meant personally in any way. Again I appreciate all comment, but if I have to agree with it ....... :-) - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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