From: Groepaz (groepaz_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2009-01-25 20:33:22
On Sonntag 25 Januar 2009, Ruud@baltissen.org wrote: > Hallo allemaal, > > > First an SHORT update on 1541: it seems things run fine with the BAM on 0/0 > and the directory on 18/x. > > So I went a step further: not needing to store the label in the BAM, I > thought I could use the rest of this sector for more BAM info. So I told > the drive it had 63 tracks and 24 sectors/track, for EVERY track. A nice > 1123 free blocks. Then I started my test program. After a lot of testing I > found out I was only able to create a REL file with 720 records (726 > blocks), each holding 254 bytes. If there were already other files on the > drive didn't matter. > If I try to create a greater file, my 1541-IDE hangs up. But... my 1541-II > does as well: no flashing LED, motor stops running after a few seconds. > > Bug? No, but it won't win a beauty contest IMHO. tried the same on a 1581 or whatever "bigger" drive? its no wonder the 1541 cant deal with a file that is larger than the disk =P -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org A spokesperson for 60's band 'The Animals' has today made a public apology saying "they were mistaken and there isn't a house in New Orleans after all" Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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