[Coladam] flippies

Joe Blenkle jblenkle at comcast.net
Sun Feb 9 22:53:18 CET 2014


Why??? Just because...

I would like to add the 128k flippy and 320k ddp to my collection as they 
are part of ADAM's history.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob" <rslopsema at gmail.com>
To: "Joe Blenkle" <jblenkle at comcast.net>; <coladam at adamcon.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2014 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [Coladam] flippies


> May be possible Joe, but why?????  When you copy from datapack to disk, 
> the copy program knows which is which.  To trick the copied "disk" you 
> would have to change some info in the boot block which tells ADAM which 
> type it is.
>
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Joe Blenkle
> Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2014 3:01 PM
> To: Bob ; coladam at adamcon.org
> Subject: Re: [Coladam] flippies
>
> Yeah, I remember also seeing mention of 320k data packs...which leads to 
> the
> question...
>
> How does the tape or disk know it's a tape or disk? Would it be possible 
> to
> make a 320k disk image think it was a 320k data pack image?
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bob" <rslopsema at gmail.com>
> To: "Joe Blenkle" <jblenkle at comcast.net>; <coladam at adamcon.org>
> Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2014 6:46 AM
> Subject: Re: [Coladam] flippies
>
>
>> Believe it was Ed Jenkins of E&T Software.  Have some (I think) in the 
>> basement storage.  Also there were 320k datapacks from them  I think, 
>> although I did not have good luck with them.
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message----- 
>> From: Joe Blenkle
>> Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2014 12:38 AM
>> To: Geoff Oltmans
>> Cc: coladam at adamcon.org
>> Subject: Re: [Coladam] flippies
>>
>> Yes...I don't recall off the top of my head who originated them, but back 
>> in
>> the day they were produced and sold....128k per side...
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Geoff Oltmans" <oltmansg at gmail.com>
>> To: "Joe Blenkle" <jblenkle at comcast.net>
>> Cc: <coladam at adamcon.org>
>> Sent: Friday, February 07, 2014 9:34 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Coladam] flippies
>>
>>
>> I'm confused... are you talking about a 2-sided DDP? I didn't think this 
>> was
>> possible.
>>
>>
>> On Feb 7, 2014, at 11:31 PM, Joe Blenkle wrote:
>>
>>> Just curious if anyone out there has a ddp image of a "flippy"...
>>>
>>> If not, is it possible to make one without actually having one?
>>>
>>> thanks
>>>
>>> Joe Blenkle
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