[BBC-Micro] Sideways Ram for BBC B

Matthew Rose matthewcarlrose at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 14 08:03:31 BST 2010


OK, Great suggestions, Now - How to get roms to be bbc from the PC without actually having to write a rom in the first place! 

Matt   

> Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 05:31:43 +0200
> From: rick at rs432.net
> To: bbc-micro at lists.cloud9.co.uk
> Subject: Re: [BBC-Micro] Sideways Ram for BBC B
> 
> On 13/10/2010 21:30, Michael Firth wrote:
> 
> > Otherwise, you're down to serial transfer, provided you have a cable, or
> > finding a PC with a 5.25" floppy drive, and using Omniflop or similar to
> > write to BBC floppies.
> 
> Or in my case:
> 1. Fire up the A5000 [*] (I think I need to look at the keyboard, it
> is misbehaving, but then so is the harddisc...)
> 2. Via Econet, log into the FileStore.
> 3. Using the ethernet connection, pull the files from a PC using FTP
> and write them directly to the FS floppy.
> 4. Turn on the Beeb, log in...
> 
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Rick.
> 
> 
> * It would be a hell of a lot simpler with my RiscPC, but there's no
> podule-based Econet interface, and I'm not sacrificing the ethernet...
> [aka: I can't believe nobody made a podule Econet interface!]
> 
> -- 
> Rick Murray, eeePC901 & ADSL WiFI'd into it, all ETLAs!
> BBC B: DNFS, 2 x 5.25" floppies, EPROM prog, Acorn TTX
> E01S FileStore, A3000/A5000/RiscPC/various PCs/blahblah...
> 
> 
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