Commodore vic 20 poweroff
cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Mar 16 20:27:26 CDT 2022
It is true that on any computers with disk drives, you should wait until
the disk writing activity is completely done before shutting the machine
off. In some cases, that is not just waiting for the drive light to stop
flashing, but also waiting for any "delayed writes" that the operating
system is going to do.
On floppy drives, eject the disk, or at least open the door before
shutting off, because some computers send a nasty spike when the power
Therefore, in general, peripherals that can be independently controlled
should be turned on before the computer is turned on, and turned off after
the computer is turned off.
On ST-506/412 type drives, it is good to "park" the drive before shutting
down. The programs to do so are often seriously incompatible with IDE
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