[Coco] Fuzix: Now on CoCo2

Michael R. Furman n6il at ocs.net
Sun Dec 4 21:42:47 EST 2016

FWIW, I was able to mash together your CocoSDC driver and platform-coco2cart and got a kernel built out of it.  I put the CocoSDC at major #9 just after dw.  I will probably not have time to proceed on to the next step of trying it out for a few days....


Michael R. Furman
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> On Dec 4, 2016, at 9:46 AM, Brett Gordon <beretta42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have to review the code a bit more, but Alan has some teeny-weeny ide
> code for the booter, and a more-or-less normal fuzix ide driver.  Both
> would have to replaced with SDC code.  I think one could just plop my sdc
> driver from the coco3 port into the coco2-cart port.  Still would have to
> make a Sdc loader for the ROM.  (Copy the  code...my driver will change if
> I ever want to swap on coco3)
> As of now, it seems one would need a superIDE, or a glenside + mpi + rom to
> get started on a real machine.
> Looks like there's dragon uart code stuck to /dev/tty2.  Not sure if this
> is applicable. (I've never noodled with uarts)
> I'm getting jealous of the coco2/dragon ports' bitmapped text.  And
> speaking of tty's, I have to redo the coco3 code.  I'm using proper code
> hooks Alan provided, but I think they may be causing the horrible slowness
> of my tty's.
> On Dec 4, 2016 9:46 AM, "Brett Gordon" <beretta42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't see any issues with that.
>> brett
>> On Dec 4, 2016 2:47 AM, "Michael Furman" <n6il at ocs.net> wrote:
>>> I don't have an ide board, so how about targeting cocosdc?  Could write
> the fuzix rom to one of the onboard flash slots and use a disk image on the
> sd card for the fuzix root image.  The loader for this is dead simple,
> disable interrupts, tell the cocosdc to switch flash banks then just JMP in
> to fuzix.
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