Monthly Archives: September 2020

IECHost: yet another feature coming for its GUI client

Yet another tiny update to the IECHost GUI client: in the main window, the tooltip for a sector is going to also display what file the sector belongs to, if appropriate. Example below: I am going to push a few … Continue reading

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Building another DC2N5-LC

Good news! I am in the process of building another DC2N5-LC. If interested, feel free to contact me using my contact form. Stay tuned for further announcements!

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Progress with the IECHost disk nibbling process using a 1571 drive

Today I made yet another modification to the IECHost firmware, in order to implement the protocol used to communicate with the nibbling code that’s part of Nibtools. Such code is uploaded to and runs in a 1571 drive’s RAM, accepting … Continue reading

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Windows 10 getting in the way

Following the latest update to Windows 10 on my development workstation, I was presented with a request for my BitLocker recovery key, due to an update to winload.exe.Fortunately, I have the ID and recovery key saved in my backup location … Continue reading

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Stable rasterbars

In case you don’t follow the C64 scene, I recently assisted Slaxx with some stable code for rasterbars in one of his artworks published on CSDb: The idea is pretty simple: “extend” picture contents to the side borders by means … Continue reading

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Whole track transfer with a 1571 floppy disk drive

After a few busy days at work and a few days out of action due to back and neck pain, I decided to arrange a setup for running Nibtools and d2d64. The first thing I had to do was to … Continue reading

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