From: groepaz (groepaz_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2002-07-11 14:23:51
Hello Daniel, Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 10:58:56 PM, you wrote: DK> On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Bryan Pope wrote: >> And thusly Nicolas Welte spake: >> > >> > track drives, not the old 40 track ones (because the 1541 also has 80 tracks, >> > even if it uses the head from a 40 track drive). >> > >> >> So is it possible to move the 1541's head as if there were 80 tracks? DK> Yes it is. It's called "halftracks" and has been used for copy DK> protection. Some of the tracks were shifted a halftrack up or down. You DK> can't use more than 35-40 tracks though. When reading a halftrack as a DK> normal track, alot of bit errors will appear, and thus not allowing a DK> copy. not exactly - most (if not all, minus the clones maybe) can use track 0.5 - 42.5 fine. -- Best regards, groepaz mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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