On 5/24/2017 11:43 AM, Ruud@Baltissen.org wrote: > Hallo allemaal, > > > Because I have problems with the ZoomFloppy, I decided to create my > own tool to create images of a floppy by connecting the drive > directly to a PC. I know you are just doing your thing, but this is so disheartening to read... > I'm using the original commands to access the drive and so far it is > looking good. But it takes about 15 minutes to create a D82 image. > That would mean about 2.5 minutes for every 160 KB = a 1541 floppy. > And that is not so fast IMHO. > > So my first question is: are there any numbers available how long it > takes a ZoomFloppy to create an image of the various IEEE drives? You should search the archives. I am almost certain I timed an SFD1001 here a while back to respond to an earlier inquiry on the same topic. > > My second question: I was wondering on forehand if there are faster > methods available to retrieve data from an IEEE floppy so I won't > need to invent the wheel twice? Write your own parallel routines using the IEEE lines as conduits for your non IEEE protocol. Jim Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-05-24 17:02:01
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