From: Greg King (gngking_at_erols.com)
Date: 2004-09-04 06:33:31
From: Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud); on Date: August 26, 2004, at 02:53 AM -0400 > > > 1581 uses "super side blocks" to extend the max. size of a REL file. > > See the 1581 user manual for detailed information (should be available > > in electronic form somewhere). > > I have a manual that covers all drives, but that doesn't mention these > SSBs. I downloaded the manual from Project 64, but that doesn't mention > it either. So, any other info is welcome! Look at the end of Appendix C: "DOS Diskette Format". The tables left out one thing: currently un-occupied links at the ends of the (super) side sectors are padded with $00,$00. Creative Micro Designs' drives use that same extended format. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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