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Re: load vectors and whatnot [message #283152] Sat, 22 March 1986 13:54
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Posted: Sat Mar 22 13:54:27 1986
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 >  I don't know where you got your information but the "S bit" you describe
 >  is definately not correct. All 8 bits of the last byte of the sector are
 >  use for byte count. Of course the MSB (your "S bit") can be a 1 only in
 >  double density.
 >  David Young
 >  -------

He got it from the ATARI Personal Computer System OPERATING SYSTEM Users
Manual, section 5, page 84; which I have sitting in my lap this minute.

Are you saying the manual is wrong?  This manual came directly from ATARI.

Daryl Monge
Bell Labs, Naperville, Ill

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