Re: New idea HD for C=

From: Radioactive Warrior (
Date: 1999-09-07 18:03:39

From: Marko Mäkelä <>

>On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Martijn van Buul wrote:
>> "$" is a plain program file, as far as the computer is concerned.
>There are two ways of reading it (distinguished by the secondary address,
>I think).  The normal way will translate the directory to a BASIC program
>(starting at $0401 BTW); the other way will send the raw directory data,
>omitting the track/sector links for the directory blocks.
> Marko

Where is the directory converted to a PRG file, in the c64 kernal?  What
address?  It has been a long time since I played with the directory i/o
and it seems I forgot that which I once knew...

Also, being new to mailing lists I don't know if it is taboo to alter the
subject line as in NewsGroup replys.  Anyone care if I change the subj.
field to specify the reply content?

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