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RE: [N8VEM-S100:4340] Another route to write a CPM3 image to a CF card for the S100 IDE board
That's good to hear Gary. The changes going fromV4.57 to 5.02 are listed as follows:-
; V4.57 6/3/11 Set up an equate for IDE drive reset pulse, Fixed Z command (Last version using MM58167 RTC chip)
; V4.6 11/27/11 Switched to Dallas Semiconductor/IBM-PC CMOS-RTC chip & MSDOS Support board for time & dates
; V4.7 3/26/12 Cleaned up IOBYTE options. Added 68000 CPU, I/O to serial port.
; V4.8 10/27/12 Corrected SERIAL_STAT: error. Further cleaned up info on IOBYTE
; V4.9 11/3/12 Added ability (XH, XL) Command to switch to low/high pages in 28C64 EEPROMS (for V2 Z80 Board)
; V5.0 12/18/13 Add "C" menu option to download a ZModem file from a PC/Serial/USB port directly to RAM
; V5.01 12/30/13 Add PC-Printer routines for new parallel Port Board with ST8C34 chip (ST8C4 = TRUE)
; V5.02 1/31/14 Allow output to port EEH 01h activate TMA0* (8086,80286,80386 Boards) and 02h TMA1* (68000 Board)
Do you get the initial "#" character on the screen.
Do you get the signon message.
Need symptoms to answer "does not work properly"
From: n8vem...@googlegroups.com [mailto:n8vem...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Gary Kaufman
Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2014 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: [N8VEM-S100:4340] Another route to write a CPM3 image to a CF card for the S100 IDE board
At least for me, your images boot just fine without a functional ZFDC board in the system. It boots with the ZFDC board and no floppy drives, or no ZFDC board.
I'm using a SMB, Serial I/O, Propeller Console I/O, Parallel board, Z80 CPU and 4mb SRAM.
I am using the earlier V4.57 of your monitor (for some reason I can't get the V5.02 to work properly, open to ideas!).
On 6/21/2014 12:49 AM, John Monahan wrote:
> Dave not sure why your system is hanging without the ZFDC board. In the two systems I have here, one has the ZFDC board the other does not. I flip the CF cards around all the time. If the ZFDC board is not present I put out a warning "Failed to initialize the ZFDC Board" but then the loader continues on. If I pull the ZFDC board out on my main system, also no hang! Wish I could be of more help -- I'm so bogged down on other boards right now I can't get my head above water. I have one more week to do a lot then on a 3 week vacation (Grease, Turkey -- forget internet!). Want to try and get a few things completed before I go.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: n8vem...@googlegroups.com [mailto:n8vem...@googlegroups.com]
> On Behalf Of yoda
> Sent: Friday, June 20, 2014 8:38 PM
> To: n8vem...@googlegroups.com
> Subject: RE: [N8VEM-S100:4311] Another route to write a CPM3 image to
> a CF card for the S100 IDE board
> Yes but before you put the image on the CF card you can add/delete files with the cpmtools because they know the underlying CPM file system of the image. That is the beauty of this implementation. I would not put the floppies in the base images until you fix it so the system does not hang if the board is not detected.
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