[Coco] DLOAD/HyperTerminal mystery
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sun Mar 12 00:54:37 EST 2006
On Saturday 11 March 2006 22:36, Roger Taylor wrote:
>As of tonight I am sending sending data from the PC to the CoCo 2 at
>38400bps from Comit and Portal-9 (test routines).
>HyperTerminal appears to be forcing 7N1 or ASCII characters to be sent
>which in turn looks like it is causing two characters to appear on the
> CoCo screen, usually the intended character and a graphics character.
> I can't get HyperTerminal to send at 8N1, but since DLOAD is also
> acting this way at 1200bps, I don't know what's wrong.
I'd suspicion thats not 7N1 but 7E1 or 7O1, making use of the parity
>It looks like the last bit in the byte is random because I keep
> getting bit #7 high when it should be low sometimes, and vise-versa.
> This is why the DLOAD "RequestFile" code of 138 comes in as a 10 on
> the PC sometimes, and sometimes a 138, when DLOAD is set to 1200bps.
That would be typical of using a parity bit, either odd or even.
>Does anybody have a clue what's happening? Why is Comit and Portal-9
> able to send at 38400 and below just fine?
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