Not able to write to blank disks - issue

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Eero Tamminen
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Re: Not able to write to blank disks - issue

Postby Eero Tamminen » Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:19 pm

Here's an answer from Nicolas:

"the problem is that formatting requires using the "write track" FDC command, which is not supported for ST/MSA format so far where only sector content is stored.

But when I added the Pasti/STX support, I also added support for write track. In that case a .wd1772 file will be created that records the write track / write sector commands and act as an overlay of the STX file.

So, using the STX versions of Cadaver and Powermonger should work."

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Re: Not able to write to blank disks - issue

Postby af0l » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:00 pm

Hmm, I thought I tried that, but I can try again. The thing is, that both games format their own savegame discs, but I don't remember feeding them an empty Pasti image, if there is such a thing. Will investigate, thanks for the lead.


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