[Coco] Reading and Writing CoCo RSDOS disks on PC
chen.herzog at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 17:06:37 EDT 2006
Have you tried Omniflop?
It lets you format, read and write CoCo floppies from XP (there's also a dos
version - omnidisk which I haven't tried).
Works wonders for me... no more rebooting in dos mode for dskini+port
Free registration is required for activation.
On 10/7/06, Bruce W. Calkins <brucewcalkins at charter.net> wrote:
> I'll have to toy with this one. I have three Compaq Deskpro ENs, 733 MHz
> P3s. They are my primary internet terminals, so this sort of play may
> some shuffling, but you do have my curiosity going.
> For simple emulation, I have had my best luck with Jeff V's emulator on
> MHz P1 machines. Rock solid for emulation, reading and writing CoCo
> is still my 486. Something about the newer machines just does not seem to
> work with 360k drives for moving CoCo disks to DSK format.
> Bruce W.
> > Having some issues -
> > Got a Compaq Deskpro EN, like 800MHz P3, installed HD, DOS 6.22, removed
> CD, installed 5.25" 360KB floppy drive.
> > Man - what a flashback machine!
> > Anyways, using port.exe, can't read any CoCo floppies.
> > Dskini.exe will format it, but port.exe will not read what dskini just
> > DOS will format, copy to, and read from it, so i know the floppy is
> > Any ideas?
> > Any other software to use to image coco floppies for archiving?
> > Tony
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