Re: (Fwd) RE: 1541IDE and 1541IDE-S

From: Cameron Kaiser (
Date: 2007-11-30 21:50:38

> So far things worked out fine :) I copied a floppy to the  harddisk and 
> copied it back to another floppy. So far there is only one little flaw: it 
> takes about 3 minutes to create an image and 4.5 to restore one :( 
> IMHO I may blame the original routines of the 1541. When creating the image 
> I can see the harddisk LED blink about four times a second, three times 
> when restoring one. Saving is slower because the 1541 automatically 
> performs a verify after te writing. I'm convinced that it can be done much 
> much faster using your own loading/saving routines but I'm already very 
> happy that this prooves that the idea on itself works.


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