Re: diskimage.c updated

From: Anders Carlsson (
Date: 2004-06-02 10:48:01

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, MagerValp wrote:

> PS: does anyone have a simple explanation of the 1541 and 1571 sector
>     allocation algorithm?

Dunno about the algorithm, but isn't the idea that working from the
center (directory) and outwards should minimize the average distance
the head has to travel? The interleave is supposedly required to
allow processing the data from what I understand. One of the file
copiers I have fills the disk from track 1 to 35, but I guess it
keeps the interleave. I think it may speed up a little on reading
large files.

Anders Carlsson

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