Floppy Emu: ProDOS 2.4.2 Not Contiguous?

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Floppy Emu: ProDOS 2.4.2 Not Contiguous?

I have a few technical issues with my Floppy EMu, and I am beginning to think that I will need an alternative emulation card, although IDK if any solution is perfect.

 

Most notable is that when I try to load the ProDOS 2.4.2 or 2.5a disk images, it errors that the file is not contiguous. This seems absurd. Do any of you know what is happening there?

 

I also noted that almost every game .dsk image refuses to load. 

 

It further does not seem to recognise the 32MB ProDOS HDD images for 6.0.3/6.0.4. IDK if I need to do something special to load those, but it has allowed me to make some critical disks such as CP/M boot disks and some other stuff. What is boggling to me is that some of the disk images on the included DS card give errors half of the time (MoonPatrol.nib is one of them). 

 

One thing that has happened as well, is that on failing to load a game, such as Crack of Doom, trying to load any other disk image that normally works fails, and I need to physically reset the device, as otherwise it gets stuck on Track 34. 

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Reordering my DS card seems

Reordering my DS card seems to have helped. Some files still have this issue, notably ProDOS 2.4.2, but I did manage to get ProDOS 2.5a8 working, along with a lot of games.

 

One (or more) of the following things that I did seems to have fixed the issue loading game .dsk files.

1. Power down, unplug, reattach, power up.

2. Rearrange and reorganise SD card.

3. Limit the number of files in each directory on the SD card. 

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