[sebhc] PIP

Mark Garlanger garlangr at verizon.net
Thu Jul 15 21:51:37 CDT 2004

Assuming random distribution, you would be looking at 40 locations per 10k
code - seems like a lot to keep track of.
It may be even more command since the opcode for that byte
is LDAX   D

It seems like the easiest would be to get some type of modem program that
support X-Modem transfers.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dwight K. Elvey" <dwight.elvey at amd.com>
To: <sebhc at sebhc.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 6:40 PM
Subject: Re: [sebhc] PIP

> Hi
> 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.
> Dwight
> >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.
> >>Carroll
> >
> >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
> >writing.
> >Dwight
> >
> >
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