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

Bob Devries bdevries at gil.com.au
Sun Dec 25 21:09:32 EST 2005

rror 249 indicates to me that the disk you're trying to read from exceeds 
the specs of the drive set up in the bootfile of your emulator.

If the disk you're reading from is 40 tracks for example, and the emulator's 
disk drive is set up for 35 tracks only, you will get error 249.
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Ramsower" <Yahoo at DVDPlayersOnly.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 2:20 AM
Subject: Re: [Coco] [Color Computer] Creating a DSK file on a real coco..

> <robert.gault at worldnet.att.net>
> Sent: Saturday, December 24, 2005 5:38 AM
>> What are you using for the name of the virtual file as seen by MESS?
> On the first attempt, I used "testing.dsk"
> On the second attempt, I used "testing2.dsk"
> Both were unusable.
> I get error 249 and cannot format it either.
> I just tried another with .os9 extension and it failed in the same manner.
> Anyone have some ideas..
> Just a reminder, this is testing a b09 program to copy a working boot disk 
> to a file, transfer the file to this XP box via serial cable and attempt 
> to use it as a dsk image on mess.
> George
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