From: Marko Mäkelä (marko.makela_at_hut.fi)
Date: 2003-09-11 08:09:17
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 07:47:42AM +0200, Mikael Holm wrote: > And if I get the updated ROM, is it easy to install it? Or do I need to do > some soldering? The ROM could be socketed. Have a look inside the drive, it's a 28-pin chip. I don't have a working EPROM burner (only one that is plugged into the C64 cartridge port, but it's unreliable), but I'm sure someone from Sweden will contact you privately. Also, you might consider buying Nicolas Welte's RAM/ROM adapter that is plugged into the 6502 socket. It has a few banks of Flash ROM, which can be programmed by just flipping a few DIP switches and running a program. I don't know if it works in a 1571, but it does in a 1541. Some day, I should use mine in order to get the 1541-to-2031 modification (documented in the 64'er magazine) up and running. (It's not that critical any more, since I have two IEEE-488 drives now.) Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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