Re: 8250 and C64 disks

From: Claus Just Rasmussen (
Date: 2006-04-02 22:17:10

Hi Nicolas,

Really neat! I did a quick test, and it seems to work fine. Guess that 
my disk is dead though - slow and I get this "3"'s...
I'll do a 4040-test as soon as possible, maybe already tomorrow. Really 
looking forward to that! Tnx a lot!


Nicolas Welte wrote:
> I made a new version of my transfer program. It can be downloaded here:
> I added two options:
> -t
> -f
> They control the GPIB timeout and the disk format. e.g. -t 0 will 
> disable timeout, -t 13 is the default (10s). -t 11 is the minimum that 
> works here (1s) and -t 17 is the maximum the driver offers, beside the 
> disable option.
> -f 40 will select 4040 format. It is pretty untested, because I don't 
> have a working 4040 drive. Currently it creates images with the 
> correct size with my 1001, but with the incorrect filename extension. 
> Rename to d64 manually :) Please let me know if it works with a 4040. 
> I didn't touch the 6502 code that is downloaded to the drive yet, 
> because the code is *very* simple, it *might* work on the 4040.
> Nicolas
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Claus Just Rasmussen, BSc.EE.

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