From: Patrycjusz R. Łogiewa (silverdr_at_inet.com.pl)
Date: 2005-05-05 19:11:09
On 2005-05-05, at 08:45, Greg King wrote: [...] >> >> The ROM formatter does it correctly -- it is the ROM "write block" job >> routine that does it wrong. :-( > > Those comments suggest a possible answer to the original question: > > Maybe, the original "sector write" routine ended with the same code > that > the formatter routine still has. But then, maybe, CBM's engineers > noticed > that the end of a sector sometimes would overlap the beginning of the > next > sector far enough to confuse the drive's attempt to syncronize to that > next > sector. Hm, isn't the "tail gap" provided just for that particular purpose? -- We are all born equal: we all suck. - SD! Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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