[Coco] DE1 ALTERA coco3
Richard E. Crislip
rcrislip at neo.rr.com
Sat Dec 19 17:42:35 EST 2015
On Fri, 18 Dec 2015 23:04:31 -0600
"Camillus" <camillus.b.58 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm so sorry,
> I do not have much of exprience myself with OS9, then DIR and LS, PWD
> and some other commands. My doing was only to see if it would do
> something, wen I load a .vhd file in DW and then try "dos" or dir on
> my FPGA Board ( DE1).
> I do much appreciate what you guys try to do, but I feel sorry that I
> wast your time. If you guys want to answer, that is OK. But do not
> feel obligated. I think that the only way to learn is to do things,
> and that was exactly what I'm trying to do.
> I do have a question though of which I would like an answer asap.
> Is the documentation from DW3(coud9) usable on DW4 ( dw4 project site
> ) ?
> thanks guy's for looking over my shoulder...
> Sent from Mailbird
> On 12/18/2015 12:50:44 AM, Dave Philipsen <dave at davebiz.com> wrote:
> Ok, I think I understand what you're trying to do but I honestly
> don't have any experience with vhd files. I've only ever run a CoCo
> emulator once or twice.
> It sounds like you're trying to convert an OS9 vhd file so that it can
> be used with Drivewire. In theory it shouldn't be too difficult to do
> but I don't know if anyone's come up with a way to do it.
> On 12/17/2015 11:21 PM, camillus gmail wrote:
> > Thanks Dave, I look into that.
> > What I want to do, is not easy to explain in e few words...LOL
> > What I tried to do is, to put an existing OS9.vhd file ( sourced
> > from some archive ) into drive 0 in DW, and then I can do Dir on
> > the FC ( = fpga coco ) that gives me the usual garbled of being a
> > OS9 disk. But "dos" does give me an "ok" prompt. "bootos9" gives
> > "sn error".
> > So what is the use of vhd files and how do I use those.
> > This is just playing Dave, please do not loose any sleep over it.
> > I will hopefully bring my setup along at the cocofest, and then
> > maybe some more experienced person. will set me on the right track.
> > cb
> > On 12/17/2015 5:48:17 PM, Dave Philipsen wrote:
> > Hi, Camillus. Check the CoCo3FPGA group file section. Gary has been
> > constantly updating the documentation and it should be included in
> > one of the more recent releases.
> > A quick summary: KEY3 = reset, KEY0 when held down during reset will
> > bring up the "3 mugateers" easter egg.
> > SW0 off = normal speed, on = turbo speed.
> > With DW under NitrOS9 you can create very large drives, probably
> > much larger than you would ever need to use. What do you want to do?
> > Dave Philipsen
> > On 2015-12-17 16:39, Camillus wrote:
> >> Hi, super coco users,
> >> Is there anywhere some info about the working of all the switches
> >> and buttons, on the DE1 Altera Board?
> >> Or any User Manual when fpgacoco core is installed?
> >> ( to Dave, the file you sended was ok. OS9 booted right up.)
> >> I need also someone who can help me in the right direction to run
> >> FLEX on this board.
> >> Then my last question, I can only use 4 drives is DW4, so vdh disks
> >> are out of my range, but I hope I'm wrong again...LOL
> >> Any help on that?
> >> thanks y'all in advance
> >> Camillus
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Unless you're playing games, and I do not think you are, answers to
your questions are not a waste of anyone time. I learned or reinforced
what I know/knew from reading these exchanges. I know I am not alone
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