Re: nibtools, GCR, G64

From: Groepaz <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 15:45:23 +0200
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On Sunday 02 June 2013, you wrote:
> I need to use G64 with VICE when I do some low-level operations on the disk
> drive but those G64 files are created with c1541, which seem to create a
> "crystal clean" images with all SYNC marks being exactly 40 bits,
> everything clearly byte aligned and sector 0 coming out as first sector
> within the track data. My guess is that this is hardly something what
> "real" [*] applications of the format can see.
> * - those disks, which wouldn't work on a D64 (damaged, copy-protected,
> etc.) but still work on real hardware

well yes, if you want to play with anything that isnt a standard dos formatted 
disk, then c1541 isnt a good way to create G64s for testing :) (i didnt even 
know it can do that, nor expected it to be able to do it =P)


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