From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_cling.gu.se)
Date: 2003-03-14 14:31:17
>>>>> "MM" == Marko Mäkelä <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: MM> If I remember correctly, I measured some 16 kB/s transfer rates MM> with the PC64 cable already in 1995 or so. The cbmlink server MM> communicates with one interface at a time: it'll load a sector, MM> send it to the PC, load another sector, and so on. With an IRQ MM> loader on the serial or IEEE-488 bus, it could do a little better, MM> but I don't think the time difference between parallel and serial MM> connection would become any smaller in that way. Wouldn't reading and writing whole tracks (with interleave) make it a whole lot faster than just sequential sector writes? Or are we talking about drives with a track buffer (like the 1581)? -- ___ . . . . . + . . o _|___|_ + . + . + . Per Olofsson, arkadspelare o-o . . . o + MagerValp@cling.gu.se - + + . http://www.cling.gu.se/~cl3polof/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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