Re: Checking syntax for 1541 and more...

From: Glenn Holmer (
Date: 2007-09-01 16:45:14

On Friday 24 August 2007 18:33, William Levak wrote:
> "D" is for "Duplicate". On dual drive units, the drive could copy an
> entire disk on it's own.  Also on dual drive units, most of the
> commands could operate on a file on one drive and put the result on
> the other drive.  The command structure probably allowed for two
> files on all commands as a simplified command structure.  When
> Commodore introduced single drive units, the disk operating system
> simply did not use the second drive information.

The CMD drives used this part of the syntax to specify partitions and 
directories, for example to copy from partition 2, dir /two to 
partition 3, dir /three:


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Glenn Holmer  (Q-Link: ShadowM)

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