Re: Transfer a 8250 diskette

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:01:09 +0100
Message-ID: <>
On 11/12/2011 09:53 PM, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:
> Hello,
> * On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 06:07:07AM +0000 William Levak wrote:
>> The save with replace bug existed in ALL versions of Commodore DOS
>> up to 1541-II.  You can copy the contents of the 1541-II ROM into
>> EPROMs and put them in older 1541s.  I have done that on mine, and
>> they work fine.
>> The 1581 does not have the bug.
>> I think the last version of ROM for the 1571 does not have the bug
>> either, but I'm not sure of that as I seldom use the 1571.
> What does this info actually give? Better do not use the
> save-with-replace, to be safe to not delete your data. One time, you
> might have a drive which contains this bug, but you are not aware of
> it...

If you have a 1541-II, you're safe since those only came with the -03 
ROMs where the bug is fixed. Otherwise don't do it.


       Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
Received on 2011-11-12 22:00:13

Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0.