[Coco] Drivewire client for OS9/68K

Sean badfrog at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 00:38:11 EDT 2010

Are there any estimates as to how many MM/1 machines were
produced/sold?  I really wanted one (too young with no money), and I
got to see one at a Rainbowfest.

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 9:22 PM, Joel Ewy <jcewy at swbell.net> wrote:
> On 08/27/2010 07:56 PM, Bob Devries wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> what are the chances of a drivewire client being built for OS9/68000? The
>> (extended) MM/1 is well endowed with serial ports via the 68070, 68901 and
>> 68681 chips. I'm sure they'd be capable of the speek necessary.
> Bob, you and I may be the only two people on this list who still have
> working MM/1 systems (though I'd love to be proven wrong) and I need to put
> a 'new' hard drive in mine.  Fortunately I have a small supply of SCSI
> drives from old Macs.  I really need to figure out how to use a SCSI ZIP
> drive on the MM/1 though, so I have some reasonable way to back it up...
>  But Drivewire would really help that situation as well.  I would love to
> have a DW client for the MM/1.
>> I notics that it is no longer possible to browse the source tree of
>> NitrOS9; else I'd have a go myself at trying to build a 68K version.
> Time permitting, I'd be willing to help in the porting effort.  My
> experience in 68000 assembler is limited to a few exercises in a class about
> 20 years ago, and my C is only marginally better by most reasonable
> standards, but there's some motivation to learn.
>> Regards, Bob Devries
>> Dalby, QLD, Australia
>> --
>> Besides a mathematical inclination, an exceptionally good mastery of one's
>> native tongue is the most vital asset of a competent programmer.
>> Edsger W.Dijkstra, 18 June 1975

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