Floppy Driver is almost ready!

Developer
Jan 4, 2011 at 12:23 AM

Hey guys i have made a floppy driver. It can read and write to sectors.I'm just missing a way to convert the data i read to a useful information like text. if you have any idea please tell me.

Coordinator
Jan 4, 2011 at 1:21 AM
You need to implement the FS on top of it.

On 1/3/2011 8:23 PM, forest201 wrote:
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> Hey guys i have made a floppy driver. It can read and write to
> sectors.I'm just missing a way to convert the data i read to a useful
> information like text. if you have any idea please tell me.
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Developer
Jan 4, 2011 at 1:33 AM
Edited Jan 4, 2011 at 1:33 AM

And how do you do that?

Coordinator
Jan 4, 2011 at 4:38 PM

IIRC Floppys use FAT12

Coordinator
Jan 4, 2011 at 4:43 PM

Wait for chad to implement an FS then make your floppy driver a blockdevice and it will probably require minimal changes

Coordinator
Jan 4, 2011 at 5:15 PM
ext2 is possible as well iirc..


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IIRC Floppys use FAT12

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Developer
Jan 7, 2011 at 7:31 PM

I writing a totally new Filesystem. I  already can read  text files and get their names and some other stuff.

Developer
Jan 7, 2011 at 10:03 PM

can it work outside the floppy driver?  like for hard drives, cd, dvd's etc?

Coordinator
Jan 8, 2011 at 12:54 AM
> I writing a totally new Filesystem. I already can read text files nd
> get their names and some other stuff.

Sounds Great!
Developer
Jan 8, 2011 at 4:41 PM

It only works for  Floppy Drives.  cd, harddrives and dvd's use different Devices.