[Coco] Help with ms-dos DSKINI please
robert.gault at worldnet.att.net
Mon Jul 19 11:08:01 EDT 2004
> Here I am, again, asking for help ........
> I have a dsk file of Liesure Suit Larry for the COCO3. It is a 40 track
> double sided DSK file.
> I used DSKINI under MS-DOS to make it a real COCO floppy. I have done this
> many times in the past with other dsk files and have not had a problem.
> Including the Nitros9 release disks that are T40-Double sided.
> The lsl dsk gives me an error writing track 11 if I choose ignore the disk
> finishes and in the COCO it works except for the file vol.1 that I would
> have to guess sits on the disk where the error is. OS9 complains Error 247
> seek error.
> Here is a link to the file:
> Also, a link to the DSKINI I'm using:
> I am hoping some other ms-dos DSKINI users can try to make this dsk file to
> a COCO floppy and let me know if they get the same error that I am.
> The command line I'm using is:
> dskini /T40 /D B: lsl.dsk
There is a problem with the lsl.dsk file but it is usable. The image
seems to actually be a single sided disk but lsn0 indicates the disk is
double sided. It can be read in MESS if lsn0 byte $10 is changed from
$03 to $02.
The image does have a problem with track 11 when using dskini.exe. My
suggestion would be to use MESS to create a blank t40 d os9 disk and
dsave the files form the lsl.dsk to the new one. Then dskini.exe should
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