vintagecomputer at bettercomputing.net
Tue Aug 16 11:55:02 CDT 2016
Thanks Brent. So when I hit the end of an 'S' record line.. is it just a
Line Feed I need to go to the next? Or just type the next S record right in
Also curious about how you type S records at the monitor prompt. I'm
reading and trying to figure out how to do that.
From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Brent
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 9:29 AM
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Subject: Re: SWTPC 6800
Yes, the monitor just sees bytes coming at it, it can't distinguish whether
they're typed or coming from a host/machine, as long as the byte sequence
accords with the Motorola S record format.
You can formulate your own S records and type them at the monitor, too.
On 2016-Aug-16, at 9:09 AM, Brad H wrote:
> Another question if I may -- for a short TXT loader file.. could I
> manually enter the information contained therein with my terminal?
> I'm just thinking for a quick memory test, etc -- it'd be six of one
> half a dozen of the other in terms of time to hook up a PC terminal and
send the file..
> If I were to hit L to put the 6800 into load mode, could I then just
> type out the contents of the loader file with the CT1024's keyboard?
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