[coco] For Boisy or Mark ref Super Driver
Boisy G. Pitre
boisy at boisypitre.com
Thu Sep 16 17:59:28 EDT 2004
I failed to mention in my last message that I am considering making a
SuperDriver Support Pak that would include drivers for Ken-Ton and
Disto SCSI controllers, and possibly the low level DriveWire driver.
Would there be any interest in this?
Boisy G. Pitre
E-Mail: boisy at boisypitre.com
Mobile: (337) 739-7584
On Sep 16, 2004, at 4:42 PM, <alsplace at pobox.com> wrote:
> Indeed -- it seems the current vision of what the SuperBoard WILL be
> is much beyond what it was PLANNED to be. That's very different from
> Microsoft, isn't it? :-)
> And the SuperDriver model is very neat -- much like OS-9/non-6809
> systems. There is RBF, the file manager that understands things like
> directories and such, then there is the RBsuper "driver" that is the
> common stuff that RBF type drivers do -- not sure what all that is on
> the 6809 -- leaving a low level hardware driver (llXXX) to handle the
> actual "get a sector, store a sector" part.
> The upshot: Less duplicated code.
> Thanks to something Boisy fixed me up with, I *FINALLY* can have my
> IDE interface driver AND SCSISYS loaded and working together without
> conflicts/lock ups.
> I wonder: Could the disk driver benefit from using the same RBxxx?
> Should there also be an ll1773 or whatever? What about the RAM disk?
> -----Original Message-----
> forward. To sum it up. If we were to sit down and attempt to do what we
> have to date on the SuperBoard it probably would have never happened.
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