[Coco] floppy controller & L1
Paul T. Barton
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Tue Apr 6 00:25:58 EDT 2004
--- Kevin Diggs <kevdig at hypersurf.com> wrote:
> I have a driver disk. There are no L1 drivers.
> Only L2. Also have some
> umentation. But not enough technical detail to
> write a driver.
> KnudsenMJ at aol.com wrote:
> > > Kevin Diggs <kevdig at hypersurf.com> wrote:
> > > >Hi,
> > > > I have a Sardis Technology Dual mode
> controller. Isn't
> > > >this one of those "no halt"
> > > >beasties? Anyone know where I can find an
> OS9 L1 driver?
> > I still use on on my Coco3 setup, mostly for
> OS-9. I don't recall whether I
> > had it running on OS-9 Level 1, or didn't get
> it till I had Level 2. But I'm
> > sure that *somewhere* I have the original
> distro disk with the drivers on it.
> > FWIW, I stopped running its no-halt driver
> when I installed B&B hard drives
> > -- word was that the no-halt driver had
> "interactions" that could screw up your
> > hard drive.
> > If you have no HD, or use an IDE, then you
> should be OK to run no-halt. The
> > installation requires you to zap a byte or
> two in the OS9 kernel, I forget
> > which module. If I find the instructions,
> you can have them and the disk.
> > Funny question popped into my head -- would
> there be any sense in an RSBASIC
> > no-halt driver? Maybe for some fancy
> assembly-language data gathering app,
> > that could do its own multi-tasking while the
> disk is doing I/O?
> > --Mike K.
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Somewhere in my files I have the source to
"Newdisk" that I used on L1.
I'll try and find it and get it to the ftp site.
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