Pasti-Write-back software for Happy Discovery Cartridge?

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Pasti-Write-back software for Happy Discovery Cartridge?

Postby Dew-It » Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:04 am

Pasti-Write-back software for Happy Discovery Cartridge? Is it available or when will it be available or will ever it be available? I suppose it does'nt matter as there probably are'nt that many people with a Discovery Cartridge. But I would like to give the software a go with my Discovery Cartridge. :) It's hard to wait, I just have to be patient. Fingers crossed. You can see I have Atari obsessive compulsive disorder. LOL!

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Postby ijor » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:01 pm

It will definitely be available, both for the Discovery Cartridge and the Catweasel. Sorry for the delay and please bear with me a little more.

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Postby Dew-It » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:32 pm

Ok. Thanks for all your help with everthing. 8)

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Postby alexh » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:46 pm

When I went to the Thalion reunion the other week they said they used Amiga's to write the copy protected disks for the ST (before they went off for duplication).

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Postby Dew-It » Sat Jan 13, 2007 8:17 pm

Must have good FDC's in them, interesting news. Speaking of FDC's where can I find two WD1772PH02-02 for the Atari ST? or what High Denisty FDC would work on the Atari ST other than the Ajax chip?

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Postby ijor » Sat Jan 13, 2007 8:38 pm

alexh wrote:When I went to the Thalion reunion the other week they said they used Amiga's to write the copy protected disks for the ST (before they went off for duplication).


Yes, some Thalion titles can be written back on an Amiga. Same for many US releases.

I find it curious that a title like Dragon Flight, which has one of the strongest software protections, has such a simple on-disk copy protection.

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Postby dlfrsilver » Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:37 pm

Hello Ijor,

can you explain about the protection used by dragon flight ?

thanks ^^ !!
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Postby ijor » Mon Jan 15, 2007 3:24 am

dlfrsilver wrote:can you explain about the protection used by dragon flight ?


It was long ago since I looked at it, but IIRC it has a serie of $F7 bytes somewhere in the gaps. The ST's FDC cannot create these gaps, but the Amiga can.

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Postby dlfrsilver » Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:31 pm

ahhh ok ^^ thanks for the tech info buddy ^^ !
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Postby Dew-It » Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:53 am

ijor wrote:It will definitely be available, both for the Discovery Cartridge and the Catweasel. Sorry for the delay and please bear with me a little more.
How goes it with the Pasti image write back software for the Happy Discovery Cartridge?

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Postby jd » Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:53 pm

Whats a catweasel?

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Postby aktiv8 » Thu Feb 22, 2007 4:08 pm

jd wrote:Whats a catweasel?


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Postby jd » Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:28 pm

thanks, hardware used for writing 'strange' disk formats.

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Postby Dew-It » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:12 pm

ijor wrote:It will definitely be available, both for the Discovery Cartridge and the Catweasel. Sorry for the delay and please bear with me a little more.

Ok how goes it with the software developement with the Pasti write image back to disk?

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Postby Dew-It » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:55 pm

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Postby Greenious » Sat May 05, 2007 6:29 pm

Dew-It wrote:Must have good FDC's in them, interesting news. Speaking of FDC's where can I find two WD1772PH02-02 for the Atari ST? or what High Denisty FDC would work on the Atari ST other than the Ajax chip?


Well, actually, anyone could theoretically do. You just have to try first.

The reason the WD1772PH02-02 is mentioned a lot is that most people have found these to be more or less certain to cope with 16 MHz, where all the other ones have given various results.

Personally I wouldn't bother looking for another one until I knew I needed it for HD floppy functionality. You could be throwing away a perfectly good wdc if you remove it without even trying to see if it handles 16 MHz.
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Postby remowilliams » Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:35 am

Pasti-Write-back software for Happy Discovery Cartridge?

Now that I have a CW4 and an HDC, I'd sure like to try some. :)


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