There is a hardware solution to this problem on my IEEE488 page. It is a small 6504 computer that translates PET IEEE488 into VC1541 serial IEC. Andre "COPLIN, Nicholas." wrote: > > perhaps this is an area for Ruud's XIEEE adaptor... > > if the protocols were simple and well defined, and the adaptor also "fixed" > with respect to specification then it should also not be very hard to > interface this to the 64HDD emulator or other such drive emulation program > (eg Ruud's PC-DISK). If this were possible then it would eliminate the need > for the special serial "driver" on the PET and compatibility would be > increased... unfortunately my PET doesn't talk to its 3040, but never had > time to diagnose whether it was a drive or computer problem.... > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Martijn van Buul [SMTP:email@example.com] > > Sent: Monday, 30 October 2000 21:48 > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subject: Serial IEC bus for PETs > > > > Alohas. > > > > Undoubtedly, the following has been invented before, and I'm a bit > > curious why it didn't work out. > > > > Considering that there are numerous tools to transfer .d64 images back > > and forth with a PC, and considering that I do have a 1541 > > semi-permanently > > attached to my PC, while I only have one 1001 in working order, woudln't > > it be possible to port the serial code from the VIC to a PET, using > > the userport? AFAIK, all needed I/O lines are available, so things > > wouldn't > > be very difficult. Ofcourse, you'd need to modify the KERNAL to make > > things fully transparant, but maybe a simple program capable of > > transferring > > files from a 1541 over a serial link to a 'normal' PET drive would be > > enough - it would be enough for me ;) > > > > Any ideas? > > > > -- > > Martijn van Buul - Pino@dohd.org - http://www.stack.nl/~martijnb/ > > Geek code: G-- - Visit OuterSpace: mud.stack.nl 3333 > > Kees J. Bot: The sum of CPU power and user brain power is a constant. - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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