[Coco] Setting up a ZIP drive w/ superdriver, help!
Paul T. Barton
idezilla at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 7 11:32:29 EST 2005
Yes the zip drive works.
It's on the same cable as the CD-R drive;
CD-R = slave, ZIP = Master.
I can see changes in sector 0.
After format, (format /z0 "foobar-1" L r)
and see the name change.
I'll try that PC fix :-)
Paul - idezilla
--- "Boisy G. Pitre" <boisy at boisypitre.com> wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2005, at 8:54 PM, Paul T. Barton wrote:
> > Boisy,
> > It apparantly ruined two zip-100 disks by doing that
> > low-level format. Durn! From now on I'll use the
> > "L" option in "format".
> I don't think it ruined them. I'll bet if you stick them in a PC and
> do a format on them there, they will be as good as new. I'm not sure
> why you just can't reformat them in the CoCo though.
> > Too bad that we can't burn CD's.
> I wouldn't count on that happening soon.
> > I had set it just as you suggested below
> > and included it with the CDF+CD stuff
> > being on the same cable).
> Ok, so I assume the ZIP drive is working now?
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