On Montag 15 Juni 2009, email@example.com wrote: > Hallo Marko, > > > The ID bytes in the low-level format, in the disk block > > headers outside the 256-byte payload, are completely different > > from the disk directory header that is displayed in the > > directory listing. > > No. The ID given in 'N:xxxxxx,ID' is indeed the ID displayed in the > directory header but is also used for the ID in the block headers. > But you reduced my concern about different ID's anyway. Which means I > can use the same floppy over and over again W/O formatting. But knowing > that the 1541 uses the ID in the header to identify a disk, I have to > initialise the disk after every copy to refresh the BAM in memory. one thing you should keep in mind is though, that a bunch of cracks exist that didnt remove the id check and so need the disk formatted with whatever is in the directory (many eaglesoft cracks for example). -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org Oh, boy, virtual memory! Now I'm gonna make myself a really *big* RAMdisk! Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2009-06-16 04:34:11
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