From: Mikael Holm (mikael.holm_at_se.danskebank.com)
Date: 2003-01-28 09:41:40
Hej Ruud, Okay, that's another way of doing it... But for me it's not an option, because I know even less about sending pulses over the serial cable to a drive than I know about CP/M... :-) //Mikael Hallo Mikael, > Then do the disk stuff in that mode and return to z80 CP/M when done... AFAIK that is the way how CP/M on a C128 accesses the drives. But I never understood why. The only reason I could think of is that it simplyfies programming by using existing code. And even if CP/M used its own code, what would it matter. As long as you send the right sequences of pulses towards a C= drive, it doesn't care wether the origin is a 6510, Z80 or a 80x86. Just remember Star Commander. -- ___ / __|__ / / |_/ Groetjes, Ruud \ \__|_\ \___| http://Ruud.C64.org <FONT SIZE=1 FACE="Arial">_______________ Please note that this message may contain confidential information. If you have received this message by mistake, please inform the sender of the mistake by sending a reply, then delete the message from your system without making, distributing or retaining any copies of it. Although we believe that the message and any attachments are free from viruses and other errors that might affect the computer or IT system where it is received and read, the recipient opens the message at his or her own risk. We assume no responsibility for any loss or damage arising from the receipt or use of this message. </FONT> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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