[Coco] Formatting HD floppies w/ modified controller.
Paul T. Barton
idezilla at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 7 15:16:50 EDT 2005
OK, boot reads v030204.
How can I access this
"version info" internally,
I can format/read 80tks normal density,
no problem. Cannot format/read
hi-density (double-datarate) using
the 1793 controller, with rb1773.
Paul - idezilla
--- Mark Marlette <mark at cloud9tech.com> wrote:
> At the top of the boot screen will indicate the
> os version.
> I'm using all version 030205 components. Most
> times I get a CRASH after
> less that three track steps.
> I did put my 1793 controller into slow mode and
> did do a good format
> last night. Same procedure done on a 1773
> (FD501) controller, different
> machine and it crashed every time I tried it.
> So with Roberts fix of slow mode doesn't fix
> the problem on my end.
> There is something else causing this. Puzzled.
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