Catweasel support for Intel M2FM working!

Brian Lanning brianlanning at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 07:06:52 CDT 2009


On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 8:42 PM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:

> Brian Lanning wrote:
>
>  He says that all of the floppy file formats just end up being a series of
>> blocks one after another so that all you need to know is the block size
>> and
>> the number of sectors per track.
>>
>
> I didn't know if I should laugh or cry when I read that sentence. It
> certainly
> explains why software support from the vendor for the board is so poor if
> he
> seriously believes that.
>

I think that might have been a statement more about the file formats than
the floppy formats.  But I don't know much about floppy formats anyway.  He
definitely seems more interested in the hardware though.  It seems that
other people are always doing the drivers and utilities for him.

brian



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