Re: C2N232 + cbmlink on a PET 3032 with Basic 2/4

From: A.Fachat <>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 07:09:39 +0200
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Please look at xd2031. It supports using the pc as floppy drive via (serial-over-) usb.

 Current snapshot even has a beta of iec support (started on ieee).
Supports xs1541 and petsd hardware currently.


Nate Lawson <> schrieb:

>On Oct 15, 2012, at 2:15 PM, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:10:14PM +0200, Ingo Korb wrote:
>>> Or you could turn everything around and implement a file-serving
>application for the PC that allows the device to access a directory on
>the PC.
>> Right, but which USB profile would that fit? Or how would it work
>without writing a USB device driver? Wouldn't it also nicely turn
>around the roles of USB host and USB device? :-)
>This is the general recommendation I made to people who want to
>implement the 64HDD-like support in ZoomFloppy. You'd have a libusb
>program on the host that exported a directory of image files with some
>control protocol for specifying which image would be mounted (similar
>to sd2iec). The firmware would be updated to support acting as an IEC
>target device.
>It's a lot of work when a uIEC is so cheap and doesn't require an
>online PC, which is why I suspect no one has implemented this yet.
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