[Coco] Glenside IDE Boards price reduced and for sale at the show.

Mark Marlette mmarlett at isd.net
Tue Apr 6 07:30:08 EDT 2004

At 05:23 AM 4/6/2004 +0000, you wrote:

ATAPI would be good.

We are already booting from SCSI CDROMs, drives and IDE devices right from 
power up.

ROM Boot is done already as well. FLASH boots are done too!

You would have to speak with Boisy on the HDB-DOS overlay to DECB.

>Actually KAOS is self contained and does not rely on the ROM. The DSKCON
>and full RS-DOS file i/o system is all within KAOS and is mostly a
>disassembled and highly modified version of RS-DOS 1.1.
>I'm just kind interested in creating an ATAPI driver and a ROM to boot
>OS-9 or other goodies from CD-ROM :D
>On 4/3/2004, "Mark Marlette" <mmarlett at isd.net> wrote:
> >At 11:07 PM 4/3/2004 +0000, you wrote:
> >
> >Chet,
> >
> >I'm a hardware guy but as long as you call the DSKCON entry points then you
> >don't have to have it as part of KAOS. HDB-DOS resides in the address range
> >of the cartridge port of $c000 and up, stop point is determined if it is a
> >CC3 or CC1/2. $FFDF=$CC3 and $FFEF for a CC1/2. So that places it in a ROM
> >pack, like the floppy controller or in the case of SuperIDE it is in the
> >FLASH bank that you have programmed. You select 1 of 4 banks via a hardware
> >switch or a software register.
> >
> >Unless I'm missing something???
> >
> >Mark
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>On 4/3/2004, "Mark Marlette" <mmarlett at isd.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> >HDB-DOS 1.1 supports the Glenside and SuperIDE Interfaces. In IDE mode
> >> >support for CHS and LBA modes, master and slave. No EPROM required 
> for the
> >> >SuperIDE. Utilities come with the device to allow you to FLASH your own
> >> >programs into any of the four available ROM cartridge areas. Takes about
> >> >12seconds off the floppy, much faster off the hard drive.
> >>
> >>
> >>Any change of getting the drivers into KAOS? It's already RS-DOS
> >>compatible would be a matter of swapping the dskcon routines and making
> >>an extra drive select table. Iv'e written IDE ATAPI drivers for OS-9000
> >>but that was in C - not like there's really a whole lot to writing an
> >>IDE driver though.
> >>
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