[Coco] Updated my CoCo3FPGA
jcewy at swbell.net
Sat Oct 1 11:01:15 EDT 2011
On 10/01/2011 01:43 AM, John Kent wrote:
> Hi Joel,
> Looks good. With old version of Xilinx ISE, you used to have to use
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux, although I think CentOS (Community
> Enterprise Edition) could be used too. It's good to see that you can
> get it working under Ubuntu now. I was tempted to order some of those
> VGA breakout boards but the postage to Australia might cost more than
> the boards.
They had them on sale for about $2 each, and domestic shipping cost more
than 2 of the boards.
> I haven't kept up with the latest CoCo3FPGA releases.
> On 1/10/2011 1:39 PM, Joel Ewy wrote:
>> I just got my CoCo3FPGA upgraded to Gary's latest version that has
>> 12-bit palettes and a real 256 color mode. Now I need to hack up a
>> quick and dirty picture file viewer that will take advantage of this
>> new graphical goodness.
>> If you want to see the details, I wrote it up on my blog:
>> In particular, there are some hints there about how to use the Xilinx
>> software to program the configuration flash ROM.
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