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inital results on error correction

While I have yet to actually implement the full-scale error correction as I want to, I did some manual tests today. I basically took a track that I was erroring out on, and swapped in 1-bit away values for the bad bytes.  In some cases, it appeared...

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on recent disk reading results

on recent disk reading results

(this was posted to Classic Computer mailing list, please disregard if you’re on the list.  I think this is an important topic) The last two nights I’ve been busy archiving some of my Amiga floppy collection...

Commodore Amiga Floppy Analyzer

So I’ve toyed with the idea for quite some time about having a tool that was a little more “data” centric for analyzing floppy data. The Amiga Floppy Project Nostalgia client(which was the main Java...

upgraded Tivo HD serial 652

upgraded Tivo HD serial 652

I followed the instructions at but when I tried to expand the partition after the copy, it failed with the following error: Primary volume header corrupt, trying backup. Secondary volume header corrupt, giving up...

My new i7-4790k Desktop build

I needed some more horsepower for my FPGA compiles, and because it’s been so long since my last PC build, I decided to take advantage of some free time I had, and build a new machine. This machine is a quad-core...