'Disk drive documentation'
Author:Nate (guest: search)
Date: Sun, Nov 11th, 2012 @ 02:32 ( . )

Read the VICE source code. The most recent versions patched by the Kryoflux team have excellent drive emulation.

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'Disk drive documentation'
Author:bluebirdpod (registered user: 28 posts )
Date: Fri, Nov 16th, 2012 @ 12:05 ( . )

They said they patched Legend of Blacksilver, and Defender of the Crown to work with the Kryoflux patched Winvice, but if you manually load Blacksilver it works fine, autostarting does not work, but it does on the Kryoflux'd winvice perfectly every time. I wonder if they are going to keep the kryoflux emulation seperate or integrate it into the Viceteam releases. (does anyone know if side two's protection on DOTC is present? and working? Pete said it did not work on the images from his collection, they had to be patched with Ramboards side two parameter? Is this still true ?)


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'Disk drive documentation'
Author:Lord Crass (guest: search)
Date: Sat, Nov 17th, 2012 @ 00:09 ( . )

It's all fixed. LoB used a different timing routine for stepping the drive head (simple countdown loop rather than VIA timer) and they fixed some timing issues that prevented it from working 100%.

Yes, the DoTC side 2 protection check now works without requiring a parameter. They added some code that uses the track length to determine density and appropriately altering the delay between bits appearing under the virtual drive head.

Kryoflux team also fixed the secondary VIA timers that were used in a few V-Max titles as part of a drive-side decryption loop, so those work now (Thunder Mountain's Galaxian, Felony, and some other one)

Also, Rapidlok works properly without having to patch out any checks.


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