From: ken ross (ken.ross1_at_virgin.net)
Date: 2003-07-09 22:12:49
>The cbmlink software should copy files and disks via the C2N232 cable on >Mac OS X. mind you the beasties running OS X only have USB ports so you'd need a USB-RS232 dongle . ( says ken in front of his very second hand 7300 running 8.6 ) >Older Macs could be supported as well (I think the RS-422 can >be wired as RS-232 without added components), but someone else would have >to develop the serial routines. there's some serial port stuff in Chipmunk BASIC , but there's a danger in using the modem & printer ports as RS-232 without buffering etc as they can be damaged leaving your Mac minus 1 port . >but it may be difficult to reuse any code of Star Commander, it's PC specific . as i've got both an FD-2000 and a 1581 & a copy of big blue reader , i just put stuff onto 720k disks then shove them into my mac , that's how i move stuff tween them . ------- email@example.com http://members.tripod.com/~petlibrary http://www.icpug.org.uk/national http://www.fortunecity.co.uk/skyscraper/perl/316 Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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