Apple // Emulator Disk Images

Vintage Computer Festival vcf at
Mon Apr 25 16:50:48 CDT 2005

On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> I'm trying to put the write the two emulator images from the
> following source
>   to 5.25" floppies.
> I downloaded them and DSK2FILE.SHK on my G5, copied them to a FAT
> floppy on my G5, and then read the floppy on my PowerBook 540c, which
> I then used to write the files out to a 800KB ProDOS floppy.  I
> booted System 6 on my //gs from its SyQuest 44, and copied the floppy
> to the disk cartridge.  Then I unshrunk the DSK2FILE.SHK and used the
> app to write the two Weeping Snows files to 5.25" floppy.  Each one
> took ~10-15 minutes to write, and now that I'm done, I can't seem to
> access them.
> Any idea on how on earth I should get these written to floppy?

Sounds like you did everything right, but it should've have taken 10-15
minutes to write each floppy.  It should've only taken a minute for each.
Are you using double density floppies?  Do not use high will
only give you problems.


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