[Coco] Fwd: IP packets on my coco
go4retro at go4retro.com
Wed Jun 8 12:38:23 EDT 2016
On 6/7/2016 4:16 PM, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 12:40:29AM -0500, RETRO Innovations wrote:
>> On 6/7/2016 12:31 AM, Stephen H. Fischer wrote:
>>> What the ????
>>> I see the board image but it quickly is replaced with (Soft Porn?)
>> Hmmm, not sure what is going on there... It didn't do that for me, but
>> postimage looks to be putting ads on the side...
>> Anyway, here is another version, off my web site, no ads:
> Ah...well, that is very tempting. What do I have to do to get one??
No big deal to get one prototyped. The main question is:
rtl8019 or cs8900a
* cs8900a pros
o a bit more code available from the 65XX crowd
o Slightly easier to produce, as I have all parts here.
o No IRQ capability. You must poll for all packets
o More expensive to produce (cs8900a is ~$10/pc)
* rtl8019 pros
o IRQ capability
o A bit cheaper to produce ($rtl8019 is ~$5.00/pc)
o A bit less code from the 6XXX crowd
o A bit tougher to produce, as I need to source the parts (not a
o No AutoCRC?
I know the 65XX crowd laments the lack of cs8900a IRQ, but the design is
proven. So, I leave it up to the community.
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