[Coco] dw 3
fwp at deepthought.com
Sun Nov 21 17:45:59 EST 2010
For that reason I don't use dw "disks" 0-3. I don't want to interfere with
physical floppies. With the ability to have up to 255 virtual disks in one file
it's not much of a limitation.
The Other Frank
On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 03:06:45PM -0700, Darren A wrote:
> On 11/20/10, Richard Hawk wrote:
> > ok the drive on and off work, but i cannot copy from real floppy to server
> > or dw3 disk?
> > or copy from drive wire 3 floppy to real floppy?
> You should be able to do so, but due to an unfortunate design aspect
> of HDBDOS, you cannot copy directly to or from the FIRST virtual
> floppy in a given DSK file.
> If you enter DRIVE OFF 0 you can BACKUP 0 TO 1 (or 1 TO 0) to copy
> between the floppy disk in drive 0 and virtual disk 1 in the dsk file
> loaded into the active DriveWire slot.
> All of the various drive numbers, virtual disk numbers and DriveWire
> slot numbers can be quite confusing.
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