[Coco] Drivewire client for OS9/68K
jcewy at swbell.net
Sat Aug 28 00:54:33 EDT 2010
On 08/27/2010 11:38 PM, Sean wrote:
> 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.
I don't know, but I've still got parts to build good memory expansion
boards and buggy v. 3 I/O boards if anybody has an un-expanded MM/1
> 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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