[Coco] The Hobbit ported to 6809 (Dragon64 and coCo2 64k) - ENDED!
spereira1952 at comcast.net
Mon Aug 29 20:04:58 EDT 2016
Thanks very much for looking into this.
I have been running Drivewire 4 for a couple of years.
FWIW, every once in a while I do a "check for new version” command, but it never seems to do anything.
Stephen M. Pereira
Bedford, NH 03110
> On Aug 29, 2016, at 7:59 PM, Brett Gordon <beretta42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure...probably a better question for Aaron.
> It does seem to be a 1441 sector image...which means it is probably a 80
> track image PLUS one chunk as a header. BTW: This is probably not readable
> in BASIC from drivewire, unless drivewire suppports vdk images...BUT I have
> loaded some pretty weird sized files in drivewire.
> begs to question: Pere: which flavor/ version of DW server did you test
> this on? And Stephen: what version/flavor of DW are your running?
> Ill see if i can duplicate your error tonight or tomorrow.
> Funny coincidence: I seen "the hobbit" game for for Z80's a few months ago,
> thought it would be a cool port to fuzix. (coco Fuzix supports pmode 4)
> Here Pere took all the fun! Boo! ;)
> On Aug 29, 2016 7:35 PM, "Stephen Pereira" <spereira1952 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Hi Brett,
>> Thanks very much for asking. Yes, this is an error message that I receive
>> from Drivewire on my mini laptop that’s been running Drivewire fine for a
>> long time, and continues to load and serve up all my other .DSK images
>> fine, still.
>> Is there some sort of .DSK image that can be created for the Dragon and
>> the CoCo that Drivewire cannot handle for some reason?
>> Stephen M. Pereira
>> Bedford, NH 03110
>>> On Aug 29, 2016, at 7:23 PM, Brett Gordon <beretta42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Aug 28, 2016 4:42 PM, "Stephen Pereira" <spereira1952 at comcast.net
>> <mailto:spereira1952 at comcast.net>> wrote:
>>>> Hello folks,
>>>> Please pardon my ignorance, but…
>>>> I have (only) a CoCo3FPGA and Drivewire 4 for my virtual disk drives.
>>>> I would like to try out the Hobbit program, but every time I attempt to
>>> install the .DSK image into Drivewire, I get an error message indicating
>>> "unreadable path.”
>>> Is that an error being reported by the drivewire server? That would be a
>>> strange error indeed. Are you loading up thw .dsk from local disk or
>>> the web?
>>>> Am I doing something wrong, or am I missing something? I see that the
>>> program has beeb recently tested by many and updated to run with CoCo 3,
>>> I thought that I would be fine with my CoCo3FPGA. I was not expecting a
>>> problem with Drivewire.
>>>> Your thoughts would be appreciated.
>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>> Stephen M. Pereira
>>>> Bedford, NH 03110
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