WIN_START

Syntax WIN_START driveno
Location ST/QL, SMSQ/E for Atari and QPC / QXL

After the head on a changeable hard disk drive has been parked, it is necessary to tell it to release its head before you can access the drive. WIN_START issues the command to do this. The parameter driveno is the number of the hard disk to be told to release the head. Driveno must be in the range 1…8.

Example

WIN_START 1

releases the head on win1_.

NOTE

Some hard disk drives will not release the head even after WIN_START unless the power to the drive is switched off and back on.

CROSS-REFERENCE

See also WIN_DRIVE and WIN_STOP.