[Color Computer][Coco] Tandy Hard Disk Controller
boisy at boisypitre.com
Sat Mar 4 23:24:17 EST 2006
On Mar 4, 2006, at 6:18 PM, George's Coco Address wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gene Heskett"
>> On Saturday 04 March 2006 18:32, Mark Marlette wrote:
>>> Test more than one CoCo on a SCSI drive?
>>> That would be a disaster.
> Gene said......
>> It could be if the driver doesn't have collision detection, which
>> I'd bet the farm none of them do. I mean, this IS the coco we're
>> talking about here folks. :)
>> But the scsi specs themselves do have collision detection as a
>> very important function, for exactly that reason. For the coco
>> though, that would mean that the middle 16 wires in the cable
>> would have to be used as the handshaking to control that is in the
>> middle of the connector IIRC.
>> Does your tc^3 interface support that somehow?
> I betcha ... OS-9 will do it.
> I betcha ... Nitros9 won't.
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