Miracle Hard Drive problem (Hard Disk Replace)

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Re: Miracle Hard Drive problem (Hard Disk Replace)

Postby Outsoft » Tue May 08, 2018 2:22 pm

Silvester wrote:
Outsoft wrote:I've find another Miniscribe drive that is EQUAL to the original one that is on the Winny, we can try with this one.
Then hopefully it should just work :-)
Don't understand well what I have to do with this program: it can help me to format the drive or you have to patch and send me a new rom for let the drive be compatibile with the Winny?
Version 2.07 is a LRESPR version which will override ROM copy (which gets copied to ram on initialisation). The idea was to use it to experiment with, in an attempt to get your unknown drive working. The Basic program just let you know what the ISA card/drive identity is set to.

Then you need find out what your drive parameters are sectors/heads/cylinders etc.

The drive parameter table in version 2.07 can then be patched liked this:

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100 addr=ALCHP(40) : LBYTES flp1_mhd_bin,addr : CALL addr
110 id=PEEK_W(addr+38) : RECHP addr
120 ch%=FOPEN('flp1_v2_07S.bin')
130 WPUT#ch%\3562;id
140 INPUT 'interleave ='!d
150 WPUT#ch%\3570,d
160 INPUT 'sectors per logical block ='!d
170 WPUT#ch%\3578,d
180 INPUT 'sectors per cylinder ='!d
190 WPUT#ch%\3586,d
200 INPUT 'heads ='!d
210 WPUT#ch%\3594,d
220 INPUT 'cylinders ='!d
230 WPUT#ch%\3602,d
240 INPUT 'maximum cylinders ='!d
250 WPUT#ch%\3610,d
260 INPUT 'cylinder for write precomp ='!d
270 WPUT#ch%\3618,d
280 INPUT 'cylinder for reduced write current ='!d
290 WPUT#ch%\3626,d
300 CLOSE#ch%


All sent to a friend for check it ;)

It will read the post this night, hope It can make it works.

Thanks a lot!


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Re: Miracle Hard Drive problem (Hard Disk Replace)

Postby Outsoft » Mon May 14, 2018 6:58 pm

Outsoft wrote:
Silvester wrote:
Outsoft wrote:I've find another Miniscribe drive that is EQUAL to the original one that is on the Winny, we can try with this one.
Then hopefully it should just work :-)
Don't understand well what I have to do with this program: it can help me to format the drive or you have to patch and send me a new rom for let the drive be compatibile with the Winny?
Version 2.07 is a LRESPR version which will override ROM copy (which gets copied to ram on initialisation). The idea was to use it to experiment with, in an attempt to get your unknown drive working. The Basic program just let you know what the ISA card/drive identity is set to.

Then you need find out what your drive parameters are sectors/heads/cylinders etc.

The drive parameter table in version 2.07 can then be patched liked this:

Code: Select all

100 addr=ALCHP(40) : LBYTES flp1_mhd_bin,addr : CALL addr
110 id=PEEK_W(addr+38) : RECHP addr
120 ch%=FOPEN('flp1_v2_07S.bin')
130 WPUT#ch%\3562;id
140 INPUT 'interleave ='!d
150 WPUT#ch%\3570,d
160 INPUT 'sectors per logical block ='!d
170 WPUT#ch%\3578,d
180 INPUT 'sectors per cylinder ='!d
190 WPUT#ch%\3586,d
200 INPUT 'heads ='!d
210 WPUT#ch%\3594,d
220 INPUT 'cylinders ='!d
230 WPUT#ch%\3602,d
240 INPUT 'maximum cylinders ='!d
250 WPUT#ch%\3610,d
260 INPUT 'cylinder for write precomp ='!d
270 WPUT#ch%\3618,d
280 INPUT 'cylinder for reduced write current ='!d
290 WPUT#ch%\3626,d
300 CLOSE#ch%


All sent to a friend for check it ;)

It will read the post this night, hope It can make it works.

Thanks a lot!


It start, format but no way to initalize it on the Winny.

The drive seems works but It need to be correctly partitioned but how?

I've sent all to my friend Paolo, hope that can test this program too.

THanks.



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