"Imaging" a MFM drive?
dgahling at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 6 10:20:46 CDT 2009
load that pc with linux, and use "dd"
it'll do a raw dump of the drive to binary (iso) format
> Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 08:41:25 -0600
> From: emu at e-bbes.com
> Subject: Re: "Imaging" a MFM drive?
> Joachim Thiemann wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Out of nostalgia and curiosity, I'd like to attempt to "image" the
> > drive, to see if I can get at the old Amiga files. Any idea how this
> > might be possible?
> If you don't succeed, and can wait, we just got our boards in from
> assembly. We made an (hopfully) universal MFM reader/writer/emulator.
> But as usual, we are still fighting software issues. Not even an idea,
> when we will be ready for user data.
> Just saying, don't throw away the drive ;-)
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