Re: Serial terminal emulation for HP 1000
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I think the first problem is getting the basic serial connection working. There are quite number of cabling variations. From memory there was something unusual about the ready signalling you needed to account for.
The 2640 series is covered in the extended ncurses packages on linux, so that can be leveraged. In a pinch I could put in a serial switch box to allow for tape processing, and still use the 2645 as the console.
Has anyone else actually connected a PC to an HP 1000. I'm thinking they must have. If there are any considerations I oughta watch out for, please let me know.
On Sat, 28 Dec 2019, 01:52 CuriousMarc, <marc.verdiell@...> wrote:
Tapes should be quite straightforward. The HP2645 are well documented. The tape drives are just plain sequential records of characters or keystrokes. No file structure, no directory, nothing added or removed. Playing macros back should work.