On Sunday 12 January 2014, you wrote: > On 2014-01-10 at 23:07:09, Justin (email@example.com) wrote: > > It is designed to drive a Compucolor II floppy drive to create > > disk images. > > > > http://forum.gadgetfactory.net/index.php?/page/articles.html/_/papilio/di > > skvaccuum-project-r82 > > The part I find not covered well enough is why (except that Jim didn’t like > the Kryoflux API) did he has to build this or why would he need an adaptor > for the original floppy if the idea behind Kryoflux (and Catweasel) is to > use any properly working 5.25 drive. The only reason I can think of is if > the Compucolor’s drives had a highly non-standard track pitch that > couldn’t be covered with standard drive’s stepper. If that’s not the case > then why? he wrote somewhere that he didnt have a proper (shugart) drive, that was the only reason. -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. <Edsgar W. Dijkstra> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-01-16 18:01:03
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