[Coco] [Color Computer] Creating a DSK file on a real coco..
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Sun Dec 25 19:32:34 EST 2005
From: "Bob Devries"
Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2005 4:06 PM
> George, skipping the first 4 blocks of the disk in the B09 programme is
> not the answer. You'll find that those 1024 bytes were put there when you
> created the .dsk file (I guess you did this using the MES create command
> in the devices pull-down?)
Folks, remember that this is a file created on a REAL coco. Not an emulator.
Not in Windoze. Not on an Apple or under Linux or using MESS.
I do not want to create this file on anything other than a REAL coco. I want
to transfer this file to a Doze box using a serial port on that coco and use
it with MESS on this Doze box.
You have to understand this. We've gone around with this for a week now.
Stop telling me to get another computer and do it under W95, W98, Linux or
This should be done on a COCO! and transferred to MESS without hassle.
> Try mounting a copy of an existing dsk file that has the same size as the
> one you're trying to create. If you don't have one, yell, and I will help
> with that.
I skipped the first four blocks with success..
I used dump and ded in MESS and the result of those two files were
It "SEEMS" as if the file permissions are not together.
I could not find a difference in the two files.. ie: /d0 and testing.os9 or
testing.dsk other than the attributes.
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