[Fdutils] Thanks a lot, guys

gordonjcp at gjcp.net gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Fri Jun 7 08:51:00 CEST 2013


On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 06:03:07PM -0500, Patrick Serru wrote:
>       Hello All,
>       I thought I had thrown everything, related to a micro computer based on 
> the MC6801, entirely designed and produced by me, and animated by Flex2. But 

Sounds interesting stuff, are you going to put up a webpage about it?

> no! I did not have throw the cards, and even kept some floppies! These disks 
> are dated from 1985 - 1986. And having them found, I wanted to retrieve the 
> contents. I spoke to the ancients always addicted to Flex, which told me that 
> the PC could read only the disks whose sectors are 512 bytes. But I am still 
> hitched looking for a 5.25 "drive, and I ended up found. Tonight, I finally 
> begin to create images of these disks.

... and what'll really blow your mind is that there are disk formats out there where the sectors aren't even all the same size along the track (hello, Ensoniq Mirage/SQ80) - and fdutils handles that just fine thanks ;-)

What a great bit of software.

-- 
Gordonjcp MM0YEQ




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