[Coco] cartridge edtasm image for vcc

Aaron Wolfe aawolfe at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 20:01:25 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 7:55 PM, Frank Pittel <fwp at deepthought.com> wrote:
> I've been working on a program downloads data from a datalogger via the bitbanger
> and then processes it. It's not a huge amount of data but enough that I will
> need to page switch the memory and currently my best attempts have been very good
> at hanging the emulator! :-)
> That results in me having to reload the goofy edtasm dos and restarting edtasm and
> finally reloading my source file. I remember back in the day when using the cartridge
> version of edtasm that it's an autostart cart and all I would need to do is reset the
> emulator and then reload the "tape" version. In either case the disk or tape image is
> really just a disk file and while still slower then "disk" the small files I'll be
> loading should still load faster then restarting disk edtasm. Does this make sense to
> anyone but myself?

You might find MESS useful here.   It has a debugger that lets you
halt, step through instructions, inspect/edit multiple memory areas at
the same time, set breakpoints, view registers, etc.  It's very nice
for debugging tricky code.  You can also save/restore the machine
state an any point.

> For the record I could simply read the data one record (reading) at a time and then
> process it without page switching or do it all on my linux machine via perl/shell
> script or C and have it run a lot faster. Like most things I do with my coco I'm
> doing this for the fun of doing. :-)
> the other Frank
> On Wed, Sep 01, 2010 at 09:31:33AM +1000, Bob Devries wrote:
>> Is there any reason why you would choose the cartridge version over
>> the disk version of EdtAsm?
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Pittel"
>> <fwp at deepthought.com>
>> To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2010 9:15 AM
>> Subject: [Coco] cartridge edtasm image for vcc
>> >I'm sorry if this is a duplicate but I haven't seen the original
>> >make it to the list.
>> >
>> >I'm looking for an image of the cartridge version of edtasm
>> >that'll work with vcc.
>> >Anyone know where I can get one or if not how I can "extract" the
>> >one I have and use
>> >drivewire to copy it to my pc?
>> >
>> >Frank
>> >
>> >--
>> >Coco mailing list
>> >Coco at maltedmedia.com
>> >http://five.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/coco
>> --
>> Coco mailing list
>> Coco at maltedmedia.com
>> http://five.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/coco
> --
> Coco mailing list
> Coco at maltedmedia.com
> http://five.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/coco

More information about the Coco mailing list