TRS-80 Model I
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sat Feb 3 21:12:26 CST 2007
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> In a way, I suppose the disk controller was a clever design. But it
> locked the CPU into 2MHz operation. The use of a simple arithmetic
> checksum for each sector was not perhaps the most reliable solution
> either. But the biggest problem is that disk reading and writing
> required 100% attention from the CPU. On most other computers that
> used dedicated LSI controllers, the possibility existed for
> overlapped computation/disk access.
I can't think of any small computer or PC that does that?
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