Hello Nick, --- email@example.com wrote: > >After power-up reading the error channel yeilds a > >trashed status message with garbage characters. > >"DIRECTORY" gives a trashed listing as well. Seems > to > >happen mostly in C-128 mode so *might* be related > to > >burst protocol (something I don't know much about.) > So > >far I don't see any problems in C-64 mode. > > I've seen this on a C128D before. > > If load"$" gives the correct listing, try connecting > a 1541 also and see if > it fixes directory. It somehow solved the problem > when I tried, but have no > idea why /how. The problem seemed not to present in > C64 mode so I figured it > to be something with the burst or C128 circuitry > > > - Nick I've ALWAYS got a 1541 connected since it's more reliable than even a NEW 1571 would be anyway. The 1541 exhibits no problems whatsoever in either C-64 or C-128 mode. That means the IEC buss is functioning correctly (at least in slow/standard mode) and isolates the problem to the 1571. ===== Get a FREE 6Mb webmail box from go6502! - http://www.geocities.com/profdredd __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Make international calls for as low as $.04/minute with Yahoo! Messenger http://phonecard.yahoo.com/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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