amiga floppy disk reading experience

David Griffith dgriffi at
Fri Jun 11 16:39:05 CDT 2010

On Fri, 11 Jun 2010, Chuck Guzis wrote:

> I suppose "good enough" accurately describes the Apple II scheme;
> "gutless wonder" would be another term that comes to mind.  GCR with
> the only error conrol being a one-byte arithmetic checksum on each
> sector.  Were there ever any "turbo" mods to run an Apple II at more
> than 2MHz without breaking the floppy logic?

Weren't the Zip Chip and Rocket Chip good enough to not cause problems 
like that?

David Griffith
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