"Bounce buffer" copyright [was Re: flash (or ide) storage for unibus 11?]
cisin at xenosoft.com
Sun Nov 29 15:19:23 CST 2015
>> it physically laid out the 10 sectors as 0 2 3 4 6 8 1 3 5 7 9 so that
>> when reading sequentially, you had half a disk rotation to get your act
>> together to read the next sector. This turned out to be only a small
>> performance win, and was a pita for interoperability,
On Sun, 29 Nov 2015, Tapley, Mark wrote:
> ….but, at least you had a functionally redundant sector 3!
That way, a system that could handle 1:1 interleave would get one version
of sector 3, while one that could not handle 1:1 interleave would get the
other one, and you could have different code for the two kinds of
But, that has 11 sectors on the track
Were they 512 bytes each?
Was it 8"? 5.25"? SD?, DD?, "HD"?
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