[Coco] ESP8266 BBS setup

Ron Klein ron at kdomain.org
Sun Jul 30 18:59:37 EDT 2017

Hi Bill,

This sounds great!

I believe Brett Gordon looked into using that module at one point but found
some shortcomings with it.  He might have some good information for you.  I
know he's on this list, so perhaps he'll chime in.  :)

In any case, I hope you do move forward with something!


On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 5:14 PM, Bill Nobel <b_nobel at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hey guys I’ve acquired a few extra ESP8266’s and decided to hook one up to
> the Coco 3.    I got the ESP8266 setup for 19,200 baud and I have it
> running & connecting to sites no problems.  But now that I having it going,
> I’ve gotten an inspiration.
> I would like to revive my old RiBBS BBS system and bring it back to life
> on the Coco 3 VIA telnet. Aside from port forwarding the router, what other
> things do I need to setup on the network.  I do have various systems I can
> configure if need be (Raspberry Pi, Mac, Linux & Windows machines) I also
> realize that I need to write a asm translation on the 3 for the
> incoming/outgoing packets on the 8266 in the system driver (due to the way
> the data is produced to the RS232 from the 8266 and vice versa).
> Thanks for any pointers.
> Bill Nobel
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