[Coco] Re: [Color Computer] Creating a DSK file on a real coco..
msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Fri Dec 23 02:04:35 EST 2005
> 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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