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by Martin_Head
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Behaviour of SER_BUFF in QPC & SMSQ/E
Replies: 10
Views: 275

Re: Behaviour of SER_BUFF in QPC & SMSQ/E

Does the USB to Serial microcontroller device/software handle RS232 handshaking, hardware Ready/Busy, or XON/XOFF? Can it buffer data if QPC2 is says it's busy, or does it just pass the data through regardless? If it does not halt the data, then you would loose data. Which increasing the serial buff...
by Martin_Head
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Network Access Server - NAServe
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Network Access Server - NAServe

OK so here is Version 1.00

The Zip file contains NAServe itself, The source code, And a manual in Open Office & PDF formats.
by Martin_Head
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Network Access Server - NAServe
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Network Access Server - NAServe

There has not been any feedback about problems. So, working on the principle of, No news is good news. I will give it a few more days, Then slap V1.00 on it, do a manual, and release it with the source code.
by Martin_Head
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Psion Archive
Replies: 6
Views: 367

Re: Psion Archive

How about exporting the database to Abacus, add the extra field, then import back into Archive.
by Martin_Head
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 1615

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

Also, I don't think the MicroP interface supports directories.
by Martin_Head
Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 1615

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

Going back to the original question Hallo, I just bought a Microperipherals Disk Interface and Floppy Disk drive. It works with the QL (set jumpers to have DD 1440 sectors), it formats, reads and writes fine. The problem is when i try to read (and write) MP formatted disks using emulators (Qemulator...
by Martin_Head
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Network Access Server - NAServe
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Network Access Server - NAServe

This is a Network Access Server for the Black Box QL. It performs a similar function to FSERVE, but blocks access to devices and files on the server. Unless they are specifically shared. It has been back ported from my IP Network Device driver. And includes a few other Network improvements from that...
by Martin_Head
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Named PIPEs
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: Named PIPEs

Thanks for that.

I am running a loop, where I need the pipe to be empty at the start of each loop. So I think I will just do the small INKEY$ loop at the start of each main loop.
by Martin_Head
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Named PIPEs
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Named PIPEs

Is there a way to test if a named PIPE in SMSQ/E is empty? EOF does not seem to work. Also how do you empty a PIPE, or ensure it is empty, If there is nothing in it you want. Closing and re opening does not seem to empty it. The only idea I have had is to run a loop reading it. If #4 is the open pip...
by Martin_Head
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: WTD : Well commented ASM6800x sources
Replies: 13
Views: 576

Re: WTD : Well commented ASM6800x sources

You might like to look at http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2088&p=18786&hilit=ipnet#p18786 There's lots of comments in the source code.

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