Date: 2007-12-18 09:57:01
Hallo Al, > Ruud (Do you need parts?) No, thank you very much. Hallo Jim, First regarding the name, X-IDE. The way you made the design makes it more suitable for other 6502 machines and of course the C64/128. I can imagine you selling the board to other non-Commodore users and then X-IDE will appeal more to them then 1541IDE. Objections? > * ROM needed. Should a drive contain a static large ROM/FLASH for > the DOS, or should it contain a small minimal one and load a bunch > of RAM with the real DOS and then protect the RAM? I tend to like > the latter, but dunno. As said before, Nicolas Welte's 6502 board will give you extra RAM and FlashRAM. It also isn't that difficult to add 24 KB of SRAM using a 32 KB IC: http://www.baltissen.org/newhtm/ram15412.htm I prefer to have a complete Kernal in ROM in the first place as the product will (hopefully) find a way to people not as skilled as we are. But nevertheless this is a very good idea to deal with certain tools like Validate and the equivalents of XCOPY and DELTREE; not incorperating them into ROM saves space for the real basic functions like handling directories. Hallo André, You created a SCSI interface for the C64. But AFAIK you nowhere mention a file system so one able to use it. If you have one, can we make use of it for out purposes? Hallo allemaal, I can imagine that you are more interested in a file system handling xx GB drives then one handling images only. But I learned a lot of it! So I shift my attention to the first one again. Any volunteers for the 8250 hack? As said before, I only have a listing of the 8050 (PDF, 5 MB) but IMHO that shouldn't be a big problem. -- ___ / __|__ / / |_/ Groetjes, Ruud \ \__|_\ \___| URL: Ruud.C64.org De informatie in dit e-mailbericht is vertrouwelijk en uitsluitend bestemd voor de geadresseerde. Wanneer u dit bericht per abuis ontvangt, verzoeken wij u contact op te nemen met de afzender per kerende e-mail. Verder verzoeken wij u in dat geval dit e-mailbericht te vernietigen en de inhoud ervan aan niemand openbaar te maken. Wij aanvaarden geen aansprakelijkheid voor onjuiste, onvolledige dan wel ontijdige overbrenging van de inhoud van een verzonden e-mailbericht, noch voor daarbij overgebrachte virussen. Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP is gevestigd te Heerlen en ingeschreven bij de Kamer van Koophandel Zuid Limburg onder nummer: 41074000 The information contained in this e-mail is confidential and may be privileged. It may be read, copied and used only by the intended recipient. If you have received it in error, please contact the sender immediately by return e-mail; please delete in this case the e-mail and do not disclose its contents to any person. We don't accept liability for any errors, omissions, delays of receipt or viruses in the contents of this message which arise as a result of e-mail transmission. Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP, having its registered office at Heerlen, is registered in the Traderegister of the Chamber of Commerce Zuid Limburg (Maastricht), the Netherlands, registration number: 41074000 Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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