Serving large files over the serial bus

From: Marko Mäkelä <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 21:47:24 +0200
Message-ID: <20101108194724.GA2607@x60s>
On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 10:13:52AM -0800, Nate Lawson wrote:
>> Do you have a "file server" program that would look like a disk drive 
>> to the Commodore side? I need something that can serve a 4-megabyte 
>> file to a Commodore Vic-20. The cleanest solution would be to have a 
>> serial bus device. I do not need any 1541 or fastloader emulation, 
>> not even REL file support. Just the standard disk routines, or maybe 
>> JiffyDOS.
>Not yet. The lines are hooked up to do this, but no firmware support 
>has been implemented. Could you do what you want with an sd2iec?

I understood that the sd2iec does support large files. However, I do not 
have an sd2iec, and I am reluctant to get one, because it would require 
a separate power supply. Can it be powered from the cassette or user port?


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