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

From: Pete Rittwage (
Date: 2007-12-03 15:54:15

> On Montag 03 Dezember 2007, wrote:
>> Furthermore, I think you should directly dump the GCR sector data (324
>> byte/ sector) to the sectors of the HD, instead of the alreadyconverted
>> real data, so we'd have a nibbler and a very fast mass transfer system
>> at
>> the same time. How exciting!
> ehrm, excuse my ignorance but... when you go down to GCR level, seperating
> it
> into sectors doesnt make a lot of sense. if you did that, the use would be
> very limited.

Yes, we could detect track capacity and just dump a track cycle.  There is
an issue where we would need more memory in the drive to be able to
process it.

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