jepler just tossed us a build of circuitpython with the new native ‘adafruit_floppy’ module which implements MFM decoding ‘on the fly’ to provide python-native filesystem support for floppy drives! yep, you can now store files and code that is read or executed off of a floppy disk. we whipped up a quick demo that lists the files on a disk and pages through any textfiles it finds, and tossed on a copy of phrack 49 http://phrack.org/issues/49/1.html – its a total classic – we were able to page through the whole thing to verify the FAT12 filesystem works as expected! next up, file writes? – video.
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