[BBC-Micro] ANN: AFSFiler
robert at irrelevant.com
Mon Aug 6 23:05:13 BST 2012
On 6 August 2012 22:23, J.G.Harston <jgh at mdfs.net> wrote:
> Oo, that's a good idea. A quick tweek, and you can now select a
> with it's SIN by prefixing it with a '&', eg DIR &42F.
Wonderful! As soon as the Tuits(Round) arrive, I'll have to try it!
(We've got builders in at the moment, so nothing is where I can use
> It would be useful if I add the BLOCK command from CPMFiler which dumps
> disk block, allowing you to examine the low-level disk contents.
That would be handy too.
>> Will it work with Filestore E20 drives?
> It should do, As far as all the documentation I've examined says, the
> FileStore just uses a L3FS filesystem, and documentation makes me
> understand that a FileStore hard drive is just a BBC SCSI drive, so
> is pluggable into a BBC SCSI hard drive interface.
The E20s I have are the older 1MHz bus type drives, with on-board scsi
interface, so even easier. I've been waiting to peek at them without
actually risking firing them up on a filestore. This will definitely
help... (But how long to copy 20MB over econet?)
Just have to throw together a scart lead, once I can get back in the
spare room, and I'll have a play!
> This all started with me writing CPMFiler years'n'years ago to extract
> files from my CPM disks.
Many of my best programs were written out of necessity..! It makes
for things that work!
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