[Coco] Creating a Coco Floppy in DOS
mechacoco at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 13:21:21 EDT 2008
For DOS and Windows 9x systems, there is DSKINI.EXE.
For Windows 2000 / XP / Vista systems there is FdRawcmd / CoCoDisk.
For Linux there is fdutils.
You can find links to all of these on the Nitros9 site:
Sadly, there is nothing for Macs unless you can obtain a CatWeasel.
On 9/17/08, RON BIHLER wrote:
> I once had a DOS utility that would read and write Coco disk directly. You
> did need to format the disk on the Coco, as I recall it think it even worked
> on a HD MSDOS drive, but that was a long time ago.
> I am sure it worked with rsdos formatted disk, and I remember something
> about another utility to read the rsdos disk under os9.
> Maybe something like Cocodisk or cocoutil, something like that? It was a
> dos program, prior to windows so it was all dos driven.
> I remember I would download files on the messydos system as the term
> programs seemed to work better at 9600 baud and then I would transfer them
> over to coco disk all on the messydos system.
> Unfortunately I don't have any of the software from that day.
> Ron Bihler
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