[sebhc] Re-creating actual floppies from archive

Joe Smith bandit1921 at cox.net
Mon Mar 13 14:11:20 CST 2006

I took a look at Your site,I don't see Imagedisk located anywhere, or 
did I maybe go to the wrong site?
I went to http://www.dunfield.com

At 02:26 PM 3/13/2006 -0500, you wrote:

> >  So far, we haven't been dealing with softsectored.
> > Maybe it is time we collected some. There must be a few on the
> > list with soft sectored disk and drives.
> >  There are a number of image formats out there for capturing
> > soft sectored disk( things like teldisk ). I am recommending
> > that we go with a format that the image format it self is
> > in public domain. There is a fellow in one of the mail groups
> > I'm in that has a good tool for capturing disk images
> > and writing images on PC's. Even if his tool goes away,
> > writing the part to copy the images to and from disk
> > on a PC are not that hard. The spec could be posted on
> > our page as well, along with the images. That would go a
> > long way towards maintaining a useful archive.
> >  What are thought of others??
>I would suggest that if the disks are compatible, that they
>be archived using my ImageDisk program (available from my
>site). ImageDisk was designed with the idea that the data
>should be recoverable by "any means", and therefore the
>Image file format is fully documented, and I provide utilities
>to extract and convert all or parts of image files to and from
>other image files or raw binary sector data.
>dave04a (at)    Dave Dunfield
>dunfield (dot)  Firmware development services & tools: www.dunfield.com
>com             Vintage computing equipment collector.
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Joe Smith
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