[Coco] Drivewire and BBS's
ron at kdomain.org
Thu May 26 23:45:34 EDT 2016
I will definitely check this out.
On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 8:47 PM, Travis Poppe <travispoppe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 10:14:32AM -0500, Ron Klein wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > I'm trying to connect to an online BBS (synchronet) using Twilight Term
> > Drivewire 4 on a real Coco 3. I thought I read you could just enter the
> > address as the "phone number", though it doesn't appear to work. I have
> > the term settings configured to use the bit-banger port (default baud
> > of 2400 - doubt that would even apply).
> > Is this even possible, and if so, how?
> Yes, you can use Twilight Terminal with the DW serial cable to connect
> to a system running a telnet server, just not over DriveWire.
> There's some program out there called "Virtual Modem" or something, and
> it has been discussed on a CoCo forum specifically for use with Twilight
> Terminal. I've tried it and it works, but it seems to crash a lot.
> Best regards,
> Travis Poppe
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