To gain more bandwidth by using an additional line? Back in the time most of the people had one disk drive so this method seemed to be a good compromise for performance. The few who had more than one peripherals connected could turn off all the others. 2015-09-07 17:21 GMT+02:00 <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > On 2015-09-05 22:57, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote: > > > * On Sat, Sep 05, 2015 at 02:37:42PM -0500 Justin wrote: > >> Wouldn't it be easier to change it to device 9? That was what I did to > play nicer with my 1541U. > > > > There are fastloaders which assume there is only one drive on the bus, > > and thus, they use ATN for transmission. This will fail if another drive > > is physically on the bus, because the drive naturally reacts on ATN. > > True... sometimes I wonder what the dudes were thinking when they > decided to just take over the ATN line :-( > > -- > SD! > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2015-09-07 16:01:04
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