C64 Modem issue

From: Jeff Kaneko <Jeff.Kaneko_at_ifrsys.com>
Date: Mon Feb 16 15:38:22 1998

But you know guys, it ain't always that simple! I did the old
chop-chop / solder-solder bit to make an X1541, and I never did get
it to work. The bit-bang foolishness needed to get this to work is
iffy, at best IMHO.


> >>what system you would need it for. IIRC it varies a little from UNIX to
> >>UNIX.
> >
> >It would be Red Hat linux, and if there's a termcap for the m100, there's
> >gotta be one for the c64.
> Hmmmm, yes there should be. However, as I said I don't think it's in the
> current termcap. Probably need to search for old termcaps, and I don't
> know where you'll find them, I can't even give you a timeframe. I'm pretty
> sure the original ones didn't have an entry, they're the only ones I've
> ever bothered to look at. Might ask on comp.sys.cbm
> >>don't already have a X1541 cable made, all I can say is get to work. The
> >
> >Do you know if anyone makes these cables and sells them? Or, barring that,
> >any specific links to the assembly instructions?
> We'll you might be able to find someone that would build one, but why
> bother. Just take one of the 1541 cables, cut in half, and solder on a
> parallel plug. If you can get a plug that the cable will plug into you can
> make an adapter that will let you build this without destroying a cable. I
> did a little looking, and here is what I was able to come up with.
> ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/cbm/transfer/1541-to-PC/index-t.html
> http://ludens.elte.hu/~sta/sc.html
> Zane
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