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by Tuna
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: MiSTer
Topic: Real floppy drives with MiSTer?
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

Re: Real floppy drives with MiSTer?

I've seen the archive hardware before, and I can understand its use. The problem for me is that it's yet another bit of hardware I'd have to set up and get to grips with. It also requires me to have intimate knowledge of the exact format being used on the drive I want to image. For the Sinclair QL, ...
by Tuna
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: MiSTer
Topic: Real floppy drives with MiSTer?
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

Re: Real floppy drives with MiSTer?

It would be handy if there was an expansion card that could provide a Shugart bus, leaving implementation of the disk interface up to the core (though ISTR that there weren't a huge number of different floppy disk controller chips around, even if the O/S did wildly different things with the format o...
by Tuna
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: MiST
Topic: Sinclair QL
Replies: 62
Views: 27235

Re: Sinclair QL

I've installed the rom on a freshly formatted SD card, with a copy of your QXL.win file in the root directory. On boot up I get: QLSD WIN driver 1.07 WL + MK 2018 H/W v1: Card 1 not found Is it looking on the same SD card as the MiSTer install? Not the one you can have on the I/O board? When I do di...
by Tuna
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: MiST
Topic: Sinclair QL
Replies: 62
Views: 27235

Re: Sinclair QL

Really pleased to discover this core for MiSTer. I wrote some software a very long time ago for the QL, so wanted to get it running. It does! Though, it runs way too fast even on the 'Normal' setting - I don't think I wrote it with anything but the original slow CPU in mind. :) It would be really ni...

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