Tag Archives: USBhost-64

Quite an update!

Back in January I was working at a replacement device for my USBhost-64 project, in order to be able to come up with something relatively inexpensive that would re-use the code I had written on the C64 side for interfacing … Continue reading

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All file system commands implemented in my USB host replacement

By dinner time today I implemented all file system commands that USB BASIC needs access to for read/write operations: the unit tests fired by my Commodore 64 mock-up device all passed 🙂 Here’s the debug log output on the USB host replacement’s console: opendir() = 0 … Continue reading

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A few more file system commands added to my USB host replacement

After work I wrote the code for a few additional file system commands in my USB host replacement project: file open, file read, file seek, file close. I also had to make a significant change to the command parser due to … Continue reading

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First file system command implemented in my USB host replacement

We spent the day in Oxford which was very nice, albeit quite cold. The result was a headache that required some rest and a warm green tea to recover from. After that I went on and implemented the first file system access … Continue reading

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Host interface progress

I had some time this morning to fine tune my USB host interface mock-up. The initial software communication on top of the bus is complete: I now just need to attach an SDHC socket to my test circuit before I … Continue reading

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No more mbed for now

Today I was having a go at putting together the firmware to reproduce the communication interface used by the USB host that’s part of USBhost-64: essentially an 8-bit bus plus a few control lines. I started with mbed’s online compiler … Continue reading

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Last post of 2016

This time for my last post of the year I decided not to do any recap as that would take too long: I will postpone it to sometime in 2017. One thing worth mentioning is that I got going pretty well with the … Continue reading

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