[Coco] double disk drive
theother_bob at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 9 15:56:27 EST 2005
--- Sylvain Rousseau <sroussea at comlab.com> wrote:
> Thank you very much Mr. Emery,
> I install a switch following your instructions and it works great!
> Best Regards,
That's great! It's very nice not having to worry about which media you want to
boot from. :-)
But please, call me Bob (or Robert if you *must* be formal). ;-)
> >Yes, the software method will let you "re-map" the drives however you want
> >them, but a large portion of software out there bypasses the drive tables
> >they take over the disk I/O process. Most if not all of this software seems
> >make the assumption that nobody would ever want to use anything other than
> >drive 0. :( It's really easy for software to tell which drive the program
> >launched from (Color FOG does, even from HD) and continue accessing the same
> >drive, but for some reason, most CoCo disk based software does not do this
> >simple check.
> >Bob Emery
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