RE: swiftlink, disk image transfer

From: Christopher Phillips (
Date: 2001-09-05 15:46:52

Thanks, I'll have to have a play with that.
Any idea how much faster the burst-mode hack
would make a pair of 1541s?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ojala Pasi 'Albert' []
> Sent: 05 September 2001 12:28
> To:
> Subject: Re: swiftlink, disk image transfer
> > I know there are tools on the c64 that crunch disk images 
> down into four
> > flat files (can't remember the name of the format) that I 
> could transfer one
> > at a time, but that would require three times as much work, 
> compared to
> > inserting a disk, typing in a filename at the recieving 
> end, and hitting
> > 'send' on the c64.
> How about only twice as much work?
> -> PuZip.
> If you really want, you can take the source code and wrap the XMODEM
> routines to the save buffer code. The output buffer is a multiple of
> 128 bytes, so it should be quite easy. However, you might get some
> problems with the XMODEM timeout...
> -Pasi
> -- 
> /Mat luxuriated in the feel of Melindhra's thumbs kneading 
> their way down
>  his spine. There was nothing quite as good than a massage 
> after a long day
>  in the saddle. Well, some things were, but right then, he 
> was willing to
>  settle for her thumbs./ -- Mat in The Wheel of Time:"The 
> Fires of Heaven"
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