[sebhc] Re-creating actual floppies from archive

Dwight Elvey dwight.elvey at amd.com
Tue Mar 14 16:07:56 CST 2006

 Most early CP/M used interleaving of the sectors.
Once it is un-zipped, it is still just a raw image.
If you wanted to look at specific files, you'd need
to figure the inteleaving.

>From: "Joe Smith" <bandit1921 at cox.net>
>It is in the archive under cpm software
>At 03:25 PM 3/14/2006 -0500, you wrote:
>> > Wasn't talking about zip files Dave,the little file that is 
>> inside of the zip.
>> > Example:PIE 1.5b  Distribution Disk, that is what is in the PIE.zip,
>> > how does one read that file into something understandable?
>> > Kind of like uuencode/decode..
>>I don't recognize "PIE" - is this somthing you downloaded from my
>>site? If so, it's something that I've forgotten about (and not something
>>I created) - give me a reminder as to where (exactly) is is?
>>dave06a (at)    Dave Dunfield
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