From: Frank Kontros (
Date: 1998-09-24 23:12:20

Hi Andre,

>Has anyone ever tried to transfer data from one device to another
>on the IEC/IEEE bus? I mean sending a LISTEN to one device and
>a TALK to another. This does in fact not seem to be a problem
>(do you get an EOF after 256 byte after a U1, B-P = 0 on the
>VC1541?) More a problem seem to reliably detect the end of
>the transition. I could
> - receive the bytes on the computer myself, seeing that another
>   device receives them as well (which works on IEEE488, but on IEC?)
> - Or monitor the lines and check for inactive lines and missing
>   activity...

I remember something like situation, when connected both
serial printer and floppy to the C= serial bus, it is
possible print file without interaction of computer
itself. You meant that kind of transfer?


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