[Coco] Re: 512K vs disk copy
chazbeenhad at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 20 15:46:59 EDT 2004
What model 1.44 3.5 drive has the jumpers for making it DS1 (B: drive in PC
world). I have 8 1.44 drives on my desk and none of them have jumpers of any
"Robert Emery" <theother_bob at yahoo.com> wrote
in message news:20040820143049.66959.qmail at web81505.mail.yahoo.com...
> --- Sylvain Rousseau <sroussea at comlab.com>
> > Hello,
> > I just got a Coco3 with 512K with only one disk drive and I what to know
> > you know how to
> > copy disk without to have to swap 12 times the source and destination
> Add a second drive.
> not trying to be a smart alec, that's the best way.
> IF you're using OS-9, you can allocate more memory to the
> backup command. I don't know the exact syntax offhand..
> something like #56k at the end of the backup command line.
> It's also really easy to add a 3.5" PC drive as drive 1.
> There are $2 convertors to plug into the cable card-
> edge connector, which then plugs into the 3.5 drive.
> Rig up a power connector and your set.
> Then, in Basic there's one POKE to allow you to use
> the other side of it as drive 2 (or 3). This may not
> work with some older RS floppy cables where they
> pulled pins to do designate the drives.
> What kind of controller do you have and do you know
> if the current drive is single or double sided?
> Disk Basic 1.0 or 1.1?
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