Raspberry Pi floppy interface.
paulkoning at comcast.net
Mon Feb 4 15:17:21 CST 2019
> On Feb 4, 2019, at 4:05 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Based on my conversations with clients, the problem is not the
> equipment, but rather the lack of an open, vetted and documented file
> As an example, customers of mine insist on a "forensic" image file of
> type E01 (Encase format), which has been endorsed by the Library of
> Congress and several law enforcement agencies as a valid "forensic" format.
> As insane as it sounds, I've had to provide floppy images as E01 files.
> The insanity stems from the loss of information that would enable one to
> recreate the original (e.g. sector headers, modulation, data rate, track
> spacing, etc.).
> But one does what one does to keep customers happy.
Yes, but if the current format is wrong for the job, and people who should know better do not realize this, it would be a good idea (as a separate activity) to educate them and propose a better answer.
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