[Coco] Re: [Color Computer] Creating a DSK file on a real coco..

Mark McDougall msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Fri Dec 23 02:04:35 EST 2005

Mannequin* wrote:

> So you would want to create a DSK file on a Color Computer? Hard drive
> or floppy disk? Because, unless the floppy has a larger storage capacity
> than that of the disk you're DSK'ing, it wouldn't fit. ;)
> As far as I know, and I want someone to correct me if I'm wrong, DSK
> images are bit by bit copies of a real floppy disk. Aren't they?

AFAIK, there's extra information as well!?!

You could produce a compressed version (say, ZIP) and in most cases, 
it'd actually end up smaller and you could store it on one drive.

The other option is to produce the image on-the-fly and transfer it to a 
PC via serial, for example.


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