[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.


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