From: Groepaz (groepaz_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2003-06-10 15:06:03
On Tuesday 10 June 2003 14:34, Baltissen, R (Ruud) wrote: > Hallo Groepaz, > > > doesnt matter if the third is a discdrive or computer or whatever. > > IMO it does matter as > A) A devices is not supposed to handle ATN and so most probably won't have > the software onboard. But that could be supplied by the user in some way. > B) Some devices don't even the hardware to control ATN, only the hardware > to read it. And that is a bit more tougher problem to circumvent IMHO :) > > I haven't studied the schematics of Commodore drives and printers that good > to tell you if one is capable of controlling ATN or not. But if you ask me, > I bet on the 'not'. And this simply means the controller (= read computer) > is essential for the communication. ok yes.... what i ment is that the _BUS_ is designed in a way that it doesnt matter.... different devices having different capabilities is another question ofcoz :) gpz Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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