[Coco] 1000sx update

James Jones jamesjones01 at mchsi.com
Tue Apr 25 01:28:44 EDT 2006


KnudsenMJ at aol.com wrote:

>

> In a message dated 4/22/06 2:49:53 AM Eastern Daylight Time,

> goosey at virgo.sdc.org writes:

>

>> It sort of amazing that a computer so completely unsuited to

>> multitasking could be built around the 6809...

>

> Well, there's a quote for the ages!

> Although multi-tasking did work well on my Coco, I soon learned not to start

> two procs that both had to access the hard drive -- they spent most of their

> time undoing each other's seeks.


Yeah. RBF had no notion of queueing I/O to minimize seeking.

James




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