[Coco] CocoNIC

Dave Philipsen dave at davebiz.com
Fri Sep 16 23:49:13 EDT 2016

FPGA is real hardware!   LOL, just yanking your chain.... :-)


On 9/16/2016 9:47 PM, RETRO Innovations wrote:
> On 9/16/2016 10:09 AM, Barry Nelson wrote:
>> I think it would be useful to have a HDBDOS in ROM that uses the NIC 
>> to talk to a DriveWire server over the becker port protocol.
> Does it have to be the becker protocol?  While that protocol is simple 
> on the FPLGA side, putting that into real HW is a serious pain (you 
> need something on the otehr side of the port to watch the IO, and then 
> marshall the bytes into the packet, sending the packet when done 
> (whatever "done" means).  Any chance the hdbdos could could be 
> modified to do tcp/ip directly?

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