On Sonntag 31 Oktober 2010, you wrote: > On Sun, 31 Oct 2010 21:17:08 +0100 > > Spiro Trikaliotis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Hello, > > > > * On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 03:08:29PM -0500 Vanessa Ezekowitz wrote: > > > In theory, you could completely fill out all 25 IEC bus slots. > > > > <nitpicking> > > There are 30 IEC bus slots if you do not use CHKIN and CHKOUT, but the > > IEC routines directly. 0, 1, 2 and 3 are valid IEC bus device numbers. > > </nitpicking> > > I was speaking from the standpoint of normal usage. Still, nitpick > accepted ;-) the question is, would an iec bus chain with 30 devices still work at all? i seriously doubt it =) even with just 4 drives i remember having to use extra short cables (ie, shorter than the one that came with the drives) to make it work reliable. i seriously wonder what the official numbers are though... they must be mentioned somewhere? mmh -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org Vor tausend Jahren hätten die Höflinge es gemerkt, wenn der König oder Herrscher unmerklich verrückt geworden wäre. Heute würde es ihnen garnicht auffallen. <Sir Peter Ustinov> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2010-10-31 22:00:07
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