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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.

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