Tag Archives: IECHost

IECHost port finished!

This evening I managed to fix the connections of my new version of the IECHost project that uses cheaper parts, including a different micro-controller. I am now able to to run either the IECHost firmware or the xum1541 firmware (essentially the code used, with some … Continue reading

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DC2N4-LC Windows native client and more (including a Last Ninja 2 disk version!)

I’ve finally managed to find some time to get back on the DC2N4-LC client code for Windows that uses the native API instead of using GTK+ 2.x. I had started this project when I first figured out the memory leak issues … Continue reading

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IECHost update

Back on IECHost just briefly in order to add something that I thought would be useful: dumping the drive’s RAM/ROM contents. Dumping RAM contents can help debugging drive code. Dumping ROM contents might not have much use, but it can help create … Continue reading

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IECHost and DC2N5-Low Cost version 2

Two days ago I managed to write a proof of concept that runs on C64 emulators and dumps the whole contents of a disk sector by sector. This time around I am using a custom sector read approach, based on lft’s on-the-fly … Continue reading

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IECHost new video

Here is a video on the progress so far. I reckon I might not be able to work at additional features this year due to the lack of time, but the cool stuff is only just about to happen with this … Continue reading

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IECHost sector read with faster transfer completed

Before bed time I managed to finally finish the drive code that reads a requested sector from the disk and sends it back to IEChost using a fast 2-bit protocol. I even managed to include error and current status handling … Continue reading

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IECHost fast transfer finished

I had a chance to finish the first iteration of the fast two-bit protocol to quickly transfer data between IECHost and a Commodore drive over the IEC bus! Here’s a snippet of my drive code (the “Hello World server”): ; Main … Continue reading

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