[sebhc] hard sector substitute

Jim Tittsler jwt at OnJapan.net
Thu Jul 1 07:38:16 CDT 2004

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 11:09:25AM -0700, Lee Hart wrote:
> You know, the funny thing is that we have source for the Heath software,
> and all the tools for writing 8080/Z80 code. We could just write a new
> H17 driver that doesn't depend on the sector holes. No new hardware at
> all is needed.

One of the easiest ways might be a "sector-per-track" hack,
blocking and unblocking in software.  You trade off speed on
random writes (and drive wow/flutter spec tolerance) for ease
of implementation.
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