> I'm new here. I have a C64 that I have decided to play with again. I > used to play around with it when I was little, but now I want to learn > more about it and learn how to do some of the cool stuff you guys do > with them, it sounds like fun. I think the first thing I need to do is > get it hooked up to my PC somehow so I can get files to it. Either hook > it up to the PC or write floppies from the PC. I read about an XM1541 > on the web but I haven't yet found anything about how to actually use > it, which is a concern for me as I run BeOS. Be nice if I could just dd > image files over to a disk drive on the parallel port with that thingy. I don't know if something like prlink would run over BeOS. I'm in a similar boat since I use a Mac, and so I'm pretty much forced to keep a 486 in the corner running MS-DOS and Star Commander just for disk transfers (it's much faster to do backups to the PC's hard disk than back up to floppy all the time on the 128). > Anyway... that gives you some idea of where I'm coming from and going, > which I wanted to tell you to see if I am welcome here, or if you guys > only want hardcore C64 hackers here. Don't forget that comp.sys.cbm is also valuable to read as well, but Commodore diehards at all levels are welcome. There is also a Homestead list that caters to many levels of Commodore user, off http://www.videocam.net.au/ -- ----------------------------- personal page: http://www.armory.com/~spectre/ -- Cameron Kaiser, Point Loma Nazarene University * email@example.com -- Windows detected a gnat farting near your computer. Press any key to reboot. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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