From: Jim Brain (brain_at_jbrain.com)
Date: 2009-01-25 21:00:31
Ruud@baltissen.org wrote: > Hallo allemaal, > > > 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. > I think I would call it a bug. It should return a DOS Error (only 6 side sectors for REL files, 120 pointers per side sector, so 720 is the limit) Jim Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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