[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: problem with .dsk file transfer

Dave dx375 at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 14 07:29:20 EDT 2006

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the 720K format is not supported by XP.

I keep a 98SE pertition for situations like this....

Better yet, a DOS 486 does the job perfectly...a must for the older 
media and programs...

Cheers Dave

--- In ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com, "david_g21120" 
<david_g21120 at ...> wrote:
> I downloaded the newest version of NitrOS-9(6309) from the NitrOS-
> project web site, but I am having problems transfering the disk 
> to a CoCo disk, the (dos/windows)DSKINI.exe program is only 
> the first sector of the disk and then giving me write errors. My 
> Wintel box is running XP with Service pak2, and only has 1 floppy 
> drive (1.44mb 3.5") I need help figuring this out... The 720k disk 
> was attempting to use can be formatted in OS-9 on the CoCo and in 
> WindozeXP. I have the software on the CoCo to read PC formatted 
> floppy disks, and can transfer files directly to CoCo formatted 
> disks on the Wintel box. Is there a way someone could archive the 
> files for the new version of NitrOS-9 with either the CoCo 
versions of 
> ar (ver 1, 1.5b or 2.0 or LHA) and e-mail them to me so I can get 
> new version running?

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