Apple // Emulator Disk Images

gordt at gordtulloch.com gordt at gordtulloch.com
Mon Apr 25 16:36:21 CDT 2005


I would assume you need to format the floppies with the appropriate format 
(DOS or ProDOS depending on what you're writing) - I need to do so on my 
IIGS with DSK2FILE so I presume you'd need to do so on the Mac...

Regards,
  Gord

cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org wrote on 04/25/2005 05:14:06 PM:

> > 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 density...it 
will
> > only give you problems.
> 
> I'd thought that I was doing it right.  I'm using brand new DS DD 
floppies,
> I'm not sure how old, but less than 20 years old, and they've been 
stored
> under good conditions thier entire life).  I thought that was an insane
> amount of time to take.  The drive works for reading, I wonder if it has
> issues with writting.
> 
> I just had a thought, should I have formated the floppy prior to trying 
to
> write the disk image to it?  I wouldn't think DSK2FILE would care.
> 
>       Zane
> 



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