[sebhc] PIP

Dwight K. Elvey dwight.elvey at amd.com
Thu Jul 15 18:40:03 CDT 2004

Another thought. If you have soemthing like XTree
on your PC, you can edit the binary file to remove
the 026 and keep track of where they are.
 Once you get it to the H8, use DDT to re-edit it
and save to a file. I'm not sure how many 026's
you have in the file.

>From: "Dwight K. Elvey" <dwight.elvey at amd.com>
>>From: "Carroll Waddell" <CarrollWaddell at sc.rr.com>
>>I have my old CP/M programs stored as images on a PC. These are binary 
>>(object) images. I'm trying to use PIP to create a file on my H8 from 
>>the PC.  The only thing I have been able to transfer so far are ASCII 
>>files. When I try to transfer a COM file (first is MBASIC.COM) it stops 
>>at the first Control Z (026).  According to my CP/M book, you can 
>>specify an input as an object file [O].  The book I have says that PIP 
>>also monitors the keyboard so that you can end the transfer by pressing 
>>Ctrl Z, but PIP is ignoring the keyboard. The book also says that you 
>>can tell PIP to quit copying when it encounters a certain string which 
>>you can specify followed by Ctrl Z. I haven't been able to make that 
>>work either. In summary, I'm simply trying to transfer all my old CP/M 
>>programs from the hard drive on my PC to a 10 hard sector diskette. So 
>>far, no joy.
>Hi Carroll
> My understanding is that there is no way to read an input as
>binary into a file. You can write binary to a file.
> You can convert the file to intel hex and then use something
>like ddt, load or some other conversion program and then save to disk.
> There is some utility, somewhere that will do this as well.
> Of course, if my image writing tool were working for you,
>you could use my WRCPM to write the data to an image and then
>transfer it to the H8. I still haven't found time to look at
>the image you sent me to see if you have an issue reading or
>Delivered by the SEBHC Mailing List

Delivered by the SEBHC Mailing List

More information about the Sebhc mailing list