[Lancelot] Something to watch out for...

Tommy Thorn tommy at numba-tu.com
Tue Sep 21 23:42:11 PDT 2004

H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Probably... want to try it out with "assign cf_power = 1;"?

Sure.  This WE hopefully.

> I'm going to release version 11 of the ABC80 project as soon as it 
> finishes doing a clean synthesis, and include a new CF card image.  
> The CF card image has programs to set the character set to 
> Swedish/Finnish (default), Danish/Norwegian, or "international" (US).  
> The cool part is I actually wrote the card on the ABC80; just uploaded 
> the files with TERM100 (terminal program), which -- much to my 
> surprise -- worked right out of the box, and -- even more surprising 
> -- without being dependent on CPU speed.  I'm guessing it's using the 
> 128 µs interrupt to do its thing.

Very cool.  Do you have an idea of how many has tried your ABC80 
implementation (besides us two :-)?

> It's a darn tempting thing, because you get an EP2S60 "for a limited 
> time".

I looked again, and I can't find that.  Where did you see this?

> Unfortunately that means that you won't be able to get updates once 
> your one-year subscription expires, since it won't work with webpack.

Heh, WebPACK is Xilinx.  Altera is Quartus II Web Edition.  Yeah, I know.


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