Re: D64 with IDE64 and a parallel connected 1541... record beaten!?

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2005-11-22 12:56:14

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 10:46:43AM +0100, wrote:
> Zitat von
> > - Optimised the new GCR conversion routines (about 3s gain). With this
> >    version I managed to make a 35 tracks d64image in 22.6s, which I
> >    believe to be a new record on the 64! Correct me if I am wrong.
> Never heard of "15 seconds copy"? It needs 8 secs to read a disk and 8 secs
> to write it, without verify. What's so great about 22 secs?

I guess "without verify" also means that the GCR data will not be decoded
(or checked for validity).  You cannot make a sector dump ("d64image")
without decoding the GCR data and interpreting the sector headers.


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