[Coco] Drivewire question
t.fadden at cox.net
Tue Mar 24 21:52:45 EDT 2009
Another good reason, is to be able to use DW3 without a Multi-Pak, or
log into the os9 system via the serial port, and access the DW3 drives
at the same time, or even be booted off of DW3. The bitbanger is mostly
a wasted port any way. IMNSHO. DW3 is a great use for it.
Boisy Pitre wrote:
> DriveWIre *could* easily be written to use the 6551, but hasn't up to
> this point.
> One of the advantages of using DriveWire through the bitbanger is that
> it doesn't require any additional hardware such as an RS-232 pak. I
> would encourage you to at least try it out that way to see if it would
> fit your needs.
> Boisy G. Pitre
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> On Mar 24, 2009, at 5:26 PM, George Ramsower wrote:
>> I betcha this has been asked before...
>> OS9 drivewire on a CC3 AciaPAK.
>> Does drivewire work through and RS232 pak?
>> If so, how do I implement this?
>> If I can get that to work, then I may begin the hunt for a DIN
>> connector for the bit banger and try that(since it is faster). I
>> would like to dump the old, tired SCSI drive and use this system. I'm
>> sure I have a DIN connector buried around somewhere. Right now, I'm
>> using a fully enabled cable from the Coco to this PC and it works
>> okay. I want to play with drivewire first on the system as it is
>> currently configured through the RS232 pak. Actually, a homebrewed 3
>> port pak.
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