On Tue, 3 Apr 101 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Hallo Ethan, > > > but there are drivers for IDE, network cards of various flavors (NE2000, > > 3c503, 3c509 and 80x3, primarily), serial ports, printer ports and a few > > odd devices under AmigaDOS and UNIX. > > Are the sources of the drivers available? Linux supports hundreds of netcards. literally. All of linux is open source. Enough said ;) > > and use a 64Kb AUTOCONFIG block rather than a 1Mb block for those A2000 > > users who want a full 8Mb of RAM in their systems). > > I'm not familiar enough with the Amiga to understand this "64Kb AUTOCONFIG". It's a _working_ plug'n'play system. To be honest, I"m surprised Miccrosoft didnt steal it like it did nearly everything else it has. > > If this discussion ever results in any hardware being designed, I'd love > > to build one. > > The Amiga supports 16 bit, the C64 and almost all other C='s don't :( > Writing the above lines, I got the idea to use a 6522 for the upper 8 > databits. This is it has this feature being able to latch data. This > feature is used in the 1541 (and maybe other drives as well). or a 74574 octal latch. The 6522 is a little overboard, dont you think? > > Questions: > - I studied the Prog. Ref. Guide but couldn't find this feature so I may > asume that it is not on the 6526. Can anybody confirm, please? > - I know it is possible to connect a 6522 to a C64 and Frank wrote an > article about it, but cannot find it :( Can anybody tell me where to find > it, please? Hook it up the same way the 6526 is hooked up ;) - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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