---- Original Message ---- From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject: Re: HYDRA L.A.N. Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 12:51:10 +0100 >On Wed 02 Jan 2002 at 09:43:12 +0100, Baltissen, R (Ruud) wrote: >> Hallo allemaal, >> >> First my best wishes for 2002. >> Hope everyone had a good new year. I myself re-started a couple Commodore programming projects left idle years ago.. > >> Anyone heard of this card? > >We had these in school. > >I think there is a PEEK-protection or something like that. > >Initialise with SYS (beginaddress), or for supervisor mode, >beginaddress >+ 3. I have a list of commands somewhere. You can get and put screen >images and loaded programs from/to other computers in the net. Also, >I >think, designate one machine as a disk-access-server (load & save >only I >think). I guess the next big question is the interfacing, what sort of wiring are we talking here and was there a hub or is it chained from computer to computer? (I would guess a hub with the name "hydra") >Warning: once, after a vacation, I came back in the computer room of >the >school. I turned on one PET, nothing. It turned out it was not >plugged >in, so I plugged it in (crawling under the table). But I forgot to >turn >it off first. Above my head I heard a very loud buzz. I unplugged. It >stopped. I plugged it back. Buzz again, and a very very nasty smell. My brother did similar once to a PET with a hi-res graphics board and a kurta digitizing tablet... There must be a law (like murphy's) that the most custom or expensive computers are the most prone to damage... (=-/) Larry If you haven't yet, check out my new web site: http://www.portcommodore.com/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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