[Coco] Re: Why USB would be nice.
Yahoo at DVDPlayersOnly.com
Fri Sep 2 00:10:34 EDT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glen VanDenBiggelaar"
> I will let the "experts" handle this more, but pluging in your camer just
> might kill your CoCo.
Crash maybe. But dont' even talk about KILLING my Coco!!
I'm, sorry, I didn't specify what the files are.
OS9 is great at moving data. I wasn't trying to interpret them, just
ie.. COPY, DEL, RENAM... etc..
>>I am iggernunt about USB and how it works..
>>I have several questions about USB for the coco...
>>The only OS I use on my cocos is OS-9(Level deux on the coco threes).
>>If I were to purchase the hypothetical USB card and the driver for OS-9,
>>would this do as I want or expect, such as.....
>>If I plug my digital camera into the port,
>>Would I be able to see it as another drive and see and manipulate the
>>files in that camera? All I have in my OS is the driver that came with the
>>I take out the camera, plug in a USB mouse, will I be able to read it's
>>ouput from Basic09? All I have in my OS is the driver that came with the
>>If I connect a USB hub, connect both the camera and the USB mouse, how
>>would I write a Basic09 program to see the output of the mouse and at the
>>same time in another process, manipulate data in that camera? All I have
>>is the driver that came with the USB card.
>>If I then add (to that HUB) a USB box to plug flash cards or CF cards
>>into, would I be able to see that as a drive also? All I have is the
>>driver that came with the USB card.
>>How would I do a DIR command on the camera attached to the coco?
>>I have no clue how USB works or how this XP box can assign a drive to my
>>camera and show my printer as a printer or how it knows I've plugged in my
>>How would I manage these things, with the driver that came with the USB
>>card for the coco?
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