Tag Archives: retrocomputing

IECHost GUI client update

This morning I managed to spend a few minutes updating the GUI client of IECHost in order to allow a simple firmware update experience for end-users. I might have to look further at the error checking side of things as I guess antiviruses … Continue reading

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IECHost warp testing: how you can help

After imaging around 70 tool disks with IECHost, I stumbled upon an original disk version of “Liverpool – The Computer Game” by Grandslam. Here’s the game’s title screen: I guess the disk is not copy-protected at all and albeit it … Continue reading

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IECHost questions answered and updates

As I am still getting questions around IECHost, particularly how it is different to ZoomFloppy, I thought to take a moment again to comment on this one point. First of all, ZoomFloppy is a more mature project: xum1541 (firmware) and … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client update

Not much done during the Easter break, but this evening I modified the IECHost GUI client in order to display the number of elapsed seconds for a disk imaging process at warp speed. Here’s the value for one of my test runs: I … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client for Linux ready too

And here’s a screenshot of it as well 🙂 The big disk icon is like a poke in the eye to be honest and I will have to change it, but overall it’s not my top priority for this project 😛

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IECHost “warp” disk imaging GUI client finished

I managed to put together the few missing bits in my IECHost GUI client and I am incredibly happy with the results of the way I implemented it in order to maximize the transfer over the USB connection 🙂 Don’t take … Continue reading

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Commodore disk dumping revisited

The idea of making a whole track dump of a standard DOS disk for the Commodore 64 in just two revolutions, at least on lower density tracks, using IECHost, has never really left me. Although it is pretty much pointless to … Continue reading

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