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Old 27 November 2008, 13:01   #18
Toni Wilen
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Originally Posted by mr.vince View Post
Concerning images: I think we all want the same... we want to write back disks to play on real silicon. And we of course want to read disks. We can use an own, open source format for this. I think ADF will not do as ADF ist not capable of holding real magnetic flux information (the sampled MFM signal from the drive head). We would need to design something ourselves. I would suggest making one step before making to.
There is already FDI format that should support "everything". (not sure if it is good enough for this solution but afaik it can store flux changes)

Also WinUAE has full FDI support which means image testing can be done without writing complex conversion routines etc..

EDIT: added url

http://www.oldskool.org/disk2fdi/files/DISK2FDI.ZIP (FDISPEC.TXT inside, "pulses-index streams track")

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