On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Francesco Messineo <email@example.com> wrote: > It was a crappy socket :( Hi, Francesco, I've had that exact problem on my original 3032 PET (the one I got in 1979). I ended up replacing all the 40-pin sockets with high-quality turned-pin sockets. > Sorry for that. I had checked continuity on every pin but probably it > was not enough to have a reliable connection. With a real socket, the > option starts fine. Excellent. > I need to get a disk drive or a ieee-sd kind of drive, I had forgotten > how slow were tapes :/ I used my PET every day for years with tapes. I used the PET Rabbit to help speed that up. I have one of these: http://www.bitfixer.com/bf/petdisk So much faster, but I haven't tried using it with other devices on the bus. -ethan Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-02-06 04:00:02
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