From: Marko Mäkelä (msmakela_at_gmail.com)
Date: 2007-12-03 15:59:55
On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 09:54:15AM -0500, Pete Rittwage wrote: > > On Montag 03 Dezember 2007, Antitrack@networld.at 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. Modern ATAPI drives should have enough cache memory for an entire 1541 track, or possibly an entire 1541 disk image, in raw format. Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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