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Old 25 March 2012, 23:57   #48
clenched
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Deciphering the readadf screen with Fusionpaint disk.

This is what you're after.
Code:
   _?   _track #
  |    |
  |    |   ?   ?
 255  11   1  10                                                                
 TRUE                                                                          
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE  Good sector
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                  Track progress indicator
                                 |                          
################################################################################

##### - one # for each completed cylinder.
Here sectors 0 and 10 are bad but enough retries will correct it.
Code:
 255  13   1  10                                                                
FALSE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
 
##################################################################              
 
###### 
The PC is really struggling on this track. Only two sectors can be salvaged intact. The Amiga can read it no problem.
Code:
 255   5   1  10                                                                
 TRUE                                                                           
 TRUE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
FALSE                                                                           
 
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Last edited by clenched; 26 March 2012 at 04:03.
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