Lol, it's not really serious :) I would prefer to buy an IBM PC than a commodore with a floppy disk at half speed... but I must admit that commodore already did something similar with the speed of IEC bus due to bugs in components... BTW: i consider the PC as the worst machine ever made... Le 02/05/2012 10:58, Michał Pleban a écrit : > 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. > > Regards, > Michau. > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2012-05-02 10:00:04
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