Re: reading 360K MS-DOS disks in a 1571?

From: Michał Pleban <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:00:15 +0200
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André Fachat wrote:

> IIRC the MFM disk access was only working with fast IEC

Definitely not. I wrote a program 20 years ago that accessed MFM disks
on a 1570 from the C64. I did not have enough expertise to read standard
Pc disks, but it updated the first sectors with disk layout information
and appropriate FAT so that MS-DOS could use the disk with 128 byte sectors.

Received on 2018-07-25 12:00:06

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