[Coco] Drivewire with RS232 pak
gheskett at shentel.net
Sun Oct 28 20:08:45 EDT 2018
On Sunday 28 October 2018 18:39:52 Michael Brant wrote:
> Gene, Jim did make a rs232 pak that runs at 230k
I'll have to plead ignorance of that. Is there a webpage where I can look
> and David Ladd
> modified HDBDOS to use DW through it.
> On Sun, Oct 28, 2018, 6:11 PM Gene Heskett <gheskett at shentel.net>
> > On Sunday 28 October 2018 15:50:36 rietveld rietveld wrote:
> > > Is there a way to use the RS232 pak with DW instead of the bit
> > > banger port?
> > One probably could, but in comparison to DW, watching paint dry
> > would be exciting. The stock pack has a top speed of 9600 baud,
> > whereas DW can on late hardware useing the bit banger with a new
> > opamp, run at 200+kilobaud. There are hacks for the pack, but even
> > then its slower.
> > It would take a new chip in a newly designed pack to match what DW
> > does. And even then, something like a 16550 needs an i/o space 16
> > bytes wide.
> > > Sent from my BlackBerry
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Cheers, Gene Heskett
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>
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