Tag Archives: Embedded systems

IECHost clients updated

Version 2.9 of the IECHost GUI client and version 1.6 of the IECHost CLI Utilities were published within my Software page. Details of what’s changed in this version are provided within each package, through the changelog.txt file. Additionally, I am … Continue reading

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A good reason to be careful when giving a GTK+ widget focus

While running my IECHost client under Linux I noticed that something was bugging me: If the application was launched and a key pressed or released before the directory listing drawing area had been shown, an assertion failure would be reported … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client: issue tracker

In order to coordinate development efforts on the IECHost GUI client, following Tomse’s suggestion, I’ve set up a project on Hosted Redmine. My choice fell on the hosted version, as opposite to running my own instance, due to a number … Continue reading

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Update ahead of the Easter break

The feedback on the IECHost GUI client for mass-dumping purposes has been patchy: I got bits and pieces in terms of feature requests but haven’t managed, among other things, to get hold of Graham (the author of WarpCopy64). Therefore, I … Continue reading

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IECHost: upcoming features

Having expanded the IECHost firmware to return the status message from a drive, in a format suitable for client applications, and having added the option to iechost-utils to use such feature, today I also added the querying functionality in IECHost’s … Continue reading

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IECHost errors and WinVICE 3.1

It appears that WinVICE 3.1 has good support for DOS errors on disks. In fact, it can write the error information to a D64, while true drive emulation is enabled, even at the time an error is actually created: this … Continue reading

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IECHost: two commands exposed in iechost-utils

Version 1.6 of my iechost-utils package exposes two additional commands: one for resetting the disk drive, and another for querying the status string through the command channel. Running them back to back I get: >iechost-utils.exe -r COM9 IECHost utilities, rel … Continue reading

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