[Coco] TCP/IP Programming in Commodore BASIC
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Tue Nov 9 13:51:15 EST 2010
Yes, SLENB* will activate the MPI's internal data buffer regardless of the
address, so that should work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darren A" <mechacoco at gmail.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 12:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] TCP/IP Programming in Commodore BASIC
> On 11/9/10, Little John wrote:
>> The primary issue is that once a Multi-Pak has been upgraded to CoCo 3
>> compatibility, the $FF8x range is locked out so any $FF8x device will not
>> function in an upgraded MPI. It's easy to overcome this with the 26-3024
>> modding the PAL chip to respond to the $FF8x range as I have in my own
>> MPI's. The 26-3124 isn't quite so simple to modify to respond to the
>> range since it has no PAL, but it can be done.
> Upgraded MPI's should work fine if the device asserts SLENB* when it
> sees $FF8x on the address bus.
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