[Coco] two other things..
mdelyea at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 15:45:25 EDT 2008
Yes that sounds really useful. If I'm correct you would have a floppy
controller, an IDE controller, ethernet and at least 1 serial port on
the card? Yes, I'd really be interested in something like that.
On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Chuck Youse
<cyouse at serialtechnologies.com> wrote:
> .. on the drawing board, if anyone's interested in what I have coming
> 1. Well, I need to respin the FDC. Couple of changes required.
> 2. A 10baseT ethernet interface w/ IP stack for NitrOS-9;
> 3. A dual 16550-compatible UART card.
> Hardware-wise, #2 and #3 are both easy. Software-wise, #3 will be a
> breeze. #2 will be tough because I'll need to write a new file manager
> and such.
> But I really think the only thing that makes using NitrOS-9 today
> somewhat problematic is its lack of Ethernet/IP support. I could
> _totally_ use it as a workstation if it were networked. And no, SLIP
> doesn't count (too slow!).
> For those who are dubious, no, TCP/IP isn't terribly difficult to
> implement -- TCP can be tricky when your aim is high throughput, but I'm
> not aiming at that. We're talking limited window sizes here.
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