[Coco] CoCo disks and XP
Boisy G. Pitre
boisy at boisypitre.com
Thu Oct 13 06:19:57 EDT 2005
This is potentially a gold-mine find for those who use Windows XP.
That platform has been plagued with problems when it comes to using
DSKINI/RETRIEVE, and this could be the answer.
I don't have a Windows system here to try it out on. Can anyone
verify whether it works? A good test would be to take the NitrOS-9
disk images up on www.nitros9.org and try to make a bootable disk.
On Oct 13, 2005, at 1:51 AM, Torsten Dittel wrote:
> I already mentioned this once here but had no time to play around with
> it so far or make some tests for myself. There's an interesting
> which claims to read, write and format CoCo disks from within XP. It
> comes with a new driver allowing native control of the floppy
> Is there any use for those tools (OmniFlop or OmniDiskXP)
> concerning the
> Is there any chance to get the 16 Bit DOS emulators and/or their tools
> for file access running within XP using the new driver?
> If this tool is able to read and create RAW disk images, couldn't
> be used for the emulators?
> Maybe someone here could play around with it and figure out if it's
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