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How do I disable or change ID of a Commodore drive

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I want to disable or change ID of the Commodore 1541 / 1570 / 1571 or 1581 drive.

how is this possible using software?
asked Dec 7, 2015 in C64/C128 by Tomse C64 (100 points)

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To disable ID 8 - Change the 8 in open 1,8,15 to an other device ID to make the effect on this drive.

10 rem disable ID8 drive
20 open1,8,15,"m-w"+chr$(119)+chr$(0)+chr$(2)+chr$(0)+chr$(0):close1

 

Change ID 8 to ID 9

10 REM Change drive ID from 8 to 9
20 open1,8,15,"u0>"+chr$(9):close1

 

Change ID 9 to ID 8

10 REM Change drive ID from 9 to 8
20 open1,9,15,"u0>"+chr$(8):close1

 

To change other device numbers change the underlined-bold numbers accordingly

20 open1,9,15,"u0>"+chr$(8):close1

 

answered Dec 7, 2015 by Tomse C64 (100 points)
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