The Vic had such a short life, I don't think much was made for it... It was released Christmas of 80, C64 was exactly 2 years later. It was then discounted for a year or two, then gone. -Pete > On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 01:00:38PM -0600, Jim Brain wrote: >>I have two versions of my expansion. VIC-MIDI (512k/128k) and UltiMem >>(8M/1M) I have not put UltiMem in the store yet. > > It is also in the VICE Subversion repository since r30371. I also ported > most of the Vic Flash Plugin software to it, and I plan to release that > on my home page as soon as I can test it on the real hardware. > > A planned follow-up development is a rudimentary flash file system, so > that you can use the 8MiB or 512KiB flash as mass storage, in case you > prefer a barebones system with the minimum amount of cables. The file > system probably will not support proper deleting or save-and-replace, > but it would support subdirectories. (We can mark files deleted by > clearing some bit. If you want to reclaim space, you have to erase the > whole file system.) > > The current software allows you to create and write an image that > contains directories of program files or ROM images. I created a test > image with some 5 megabytes of Vic-20 software. Unlike in the Vic Flash > Plugin (which was never mass-produced), the image is in uncompressed > format, and ROM images are always aligned on 8KiB pages, so that a 4KiB > ROM would occupy 8KiB. The benefit is that they can be launched > instantaneously, without any copying. > > So far, nobody seemed to answer my question about Vic-20 cartridges that > use I/O2 or I/O3. I know only one such cartridge: the tape fastloader > Vic Rabbit maps 4KiB of ROM there. But is there anything that maps > hardware to I/O2 or I/O3? Any EPROM burner? Relay controller? Anything > done and distributed in a smaller scale by some third party? Or were > most peripherals for the user port and the IEC bus? > > Marko > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2016-01-11 21:02:08
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