Re: Chrin/error channel

From: Christopher Phillips (
Date: 2004-07-08 19:19:30

On 7 Jul 2004, at 16:40, Ojala Pasi 'Albert' wrote:

>> Any thoughts on why it would sometimes hang while attempting to read
>> the 1541's error channel?
> Some devices set ST condition when the end of line is reached,...

Would that actually cause chrin to fail to return until another 
character is sent from the drive then?  Should I always check ST before 
calling chrin?  And how do I do that from asm?

as you may have guessed by now, I know a lot less about IEC serial than 
I know about vic ;)

> "Yes, yes, Zathras is used to being beast of burden to other people's
>  needs. Very sad life. Probably have very sad death, but at least there
>  is symmetry. Go, go, Zathras take care."

"No-one ever listens to Zathras. Quite mad, they say." :)

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