Does the Kryoflux support Abc80/800 disks?.

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Re: Does the Kryoflux support Abc80/800 disks?.

Post by anders_bzn » Tue Aug 09, 2016 12:24 pm

The drive worked when I dumped a couple of RX02 disks. Is that an indication that the drive works?

I'll try to find some other 8" floppies to the ABC800 this weekend, I also have another drive to test with. I don't have any 8" alignment disks.

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Re: Does the Kryoflux support Abc80/800 disks?.

Post by IFW » Tue Aug 09, 2016 12:30 pm

Not necessarily, as the DOS may not care about being on the correct track.

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Re: Does the Kryoflux support Abc80/800 disks?.

Post by hansliss » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:12 pm

I know this is old, but then so is the subject matter. I managed to read a number of floppies written on a Facit DTC system, which was identical to an ABC800.
I read them as MFM with 256 bytes sectors, and then I deinterleaved them with a block size of 4096 and concatenated the slices. Then I wrote a simple program that could extract the files. Apparently the filesystems varied a bit between versions, but it's a start. It doesn't handle continuation blocks and it doesn't parse the initial metadata block, but if anyone can come up with more documentation, I can easily add that.
https://github.com/hansliss/facitlist
https://github.com/hansliss/deinterleave

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Re: Does the Kryoflux support Abc80/800 disks?.

Post by IFW » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:56 am

Nice, thanks for adding this!

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