Re: Floppy handling

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 15:10:03 EST

>>>>> "Khimenko" == Khimenko Victor <> writes:

Khimenko> In <> Jes Sorensen
Khimenko> ( wrote:
>>>>>>> "Ron" == Ron Flory <> writes:

Ron> Having said that, the Amiga had a very nice automount mechanism,
Ron> but even there it was possible to remove a floppy before it was
Ron> completely synched.

>> Note that the Amiga also had hardware support for detecting disk
>> inserts just like the Mac, something which the PC's don't have.

Khimenko> No, no, no. It was discussed already. There were NO special
Khimenko> hardware - just polling (JUST what you need to suck you
Khimenko> notebook battery dry in record time).

No, no, no. The Amiga uses a pin on the floppy connector that
indicates disk change to generate an interrupt ..... next?


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