Re: Commodore "Most Wanted" List

From: Michał Pleban <>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 10:58:49 +0200
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didier derny wrote:

> it may be a problem of speed, on a standard floppy 3 1/2 floppy as far
> as I can remember, we have 13 or 14 microseconds
> to transfer the data. with a HD it's probably faster and probably why a
> dma is needed.

As far as I remember, in Amiga HD drives they simply slowed down disk 
rotation by half, so that the data arrives at the same speed. Similar 
technique could be used here.


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