[Coco] Any stock CoCo is DriveWire-ready out-of-the-box --Eureka!

Aaron Wolfe aawolfe at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 17:43:10 EST 2009

If someone can provide the BASIC code that needs to be sent, etc, I am
happy to add support for this to the java DriveWire server.

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Christian Lesage <hyperfrog at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is indeed not complete yet, but we do have all the pieces. I wouldn't
> send HDB-DOS in DATA statements, because it would be very slow, especially
> since the DLOAD code works in ASCII mode when dealing with BASIC files. I'm
> not even sure there would be enough free RAM to do so. Instead, I would send
> a short patch that would completely restore the functionality of the DLOAD
> and DLOADM commands. That patch could also be used to bump the baud rate to
> 9600. Then, I would use the DLOADM command to download HDB-DOS, and it would
> be much faster that way.
> Christian
> Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
>> Christian,
>> I would include it in the list, but as-is, it's incomplete.  Don't get me
>> wrong, it's a neat solution but it still requires (a) the BASIC program to
>> send and (b) a method of sending it.  The BASIC program could be the HDB-DOS
>> or DW3DOS program in DATA statements; then there is modifying the server to
>> actually acknowledge this mode and send the data at 1200 baud.
>> Boisy
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