[Coco] 1000sx update
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.
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