On Sunday 19 January 2014, you wrote: > On 2014-01-16 at 18:39:56, Groepaz (email@example.com) wrote: > > > 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. > > Well - that’s actually a valid reason. Even if Getting a 5.25 drive is > probably two orders of magnitude easier ;-) finding a properly working 360k mech (48tpi) actually isnt that easy anymore either :) -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org Wir wissen alle, dass Fernsehen dick, dumm, traurig und gewalttätig macht. <Ursula von der Leyen, CDU> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-01-19 23:00:03
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