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Re: [N8VEM-S100:4311] 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.
From: n8vem...@googlegroups.com [mailto:n8vem...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of yoda
Sent: Friday, June 20, 2014 8:38 PM
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.