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    SubjectRe: floppy question of the hour
    On Wednesday 28 May 2008, Phillip Susi wrote:
    >Lennart Sorensen wrote:
    >> Just do what the Amiga did: Read the entire track into a buffer in
    >> memory, then deal with the sectors, and write the entire track back. :)
    >IIRC, there is no way to detect the interleave factor that the media has
    >been formatted with, unless you maybe try several and see which one
    >reads fastest.

    ilv=3 reads the fastest by a wide margin on the target machine.

    Thanks Guys.

    Cheers, Gene
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