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  1. Hmm. I've changed in your latest git version the *.s.disabled flles to *.s. Compiled, and it still fits the 16K. Why did you disable them?
  2. Could be tagged as bug in APE 🙂 But I've understood...
  3. Stupid question: Why do you want to include the R: handler loading into the cart? If there is no disk drive present, the ROM will load the R: handler. At least with my 850 it seems to do so according to the SIO sound.
  4. No to you specifically, just wanted to point that out. And it appears the WDC assembler does it "correctly", but all other assemblers I know treat BRK as a 1-byte instruction.
  5. Even if the opcode sets "addr + 2" as return address from the interrupt, any system I know treats it as a 1-byte opcode. The IRQ handler returns to the address of the BRK + 1. And, for a two-byte opcode, the correct syntax in the assembly source would be brk #num instead of just brk Wouldn't it? regards, chris
  6. Just to add to the options to create tokenized BASIC programs from ASCII input... 🙂 You could also use the atari800 emulator in "basic" mode. In this mode it doesn't open an UI and just uses stdin and stdout. AFAIK no precompiled binaries are available for the "basic" version, so you will need to compile it yourself. Configure the build process like this: ./configure --with-sound=no --with-video=no --disable-riodevice Then create a small text file (script.txt) with the inputs to the emulator, ENTER "H1:INPUT.ASC" SAVE "H2:OUTPUT.BAS" and run the emulator with something like atari800 -basic <path_to>/dos25.atr < script.txt What host dirs are referred to by "H1:" and "H2:" is configured in the atari800 config file. regards, chris
  7. With your change you don't reserve any memory anymore. But you are using GRAPHICS 8. I'm not sure this is correct. If you need to reserve memory, you can change your atari.cfg file either to put the value there, or make the symbol weak and do it like before on the linker command line. I've noticed that the atari-cart.cfg in cc65 also doesn't declare it as "weak". I wrote the original version and I don't remember why I did change it to non-weak. Maybe that's also wrong in cc65. I've managed to build a version with ST mouse support (which had the biggest overflow in my test) with a modified cc65 runtime library. I did this change: diff --git a/libsrc/atari/tgi/atr8.s b/libsrc/atari/tgi/atr8.s index 7d2a6386..f4ff8a09 100644 --- a/libsrc/atari/tgi/atr8.s +++ b/libsrc/atari/tgi/atr8.s @@ -80,4 +80,5 @@ loop: lda (ptr1),y rts .endproc +USE_CIO_LINE = 1 .include "atari_tgi_common.inc" This changes atari_tgi_common.inc to use the ROM to draw lines instead of using its own implementation. Caveats: it's not documented (I found nothing) it has not been tested much, I think, since no one knows about this knob. Therefore using it will require some testing sessions. regards, chris
  8. I'm using latest cc65. And, in fact, the error is correct. It's not declared "weak" in src/atari/atari.cfg.
  9. Is it correct that the last commit to this branch was on May-14-2019? I'm getting a build error there: [blasi:~/atari800/platoterm64]$ make cl65 -t atari --start-addr 0x2420 -Wl -D__RESERVED_MEMORY__=0x2000 --mapfile plato.map -o plato.atari -C src/atari/atari.cfg obj/atari/screen_base.o obj/atari/protocol.o obj/atari/terminal.o obj/atari/keyboard_base.o obj/atari/plato.o obj/atari/io_base.o obj/atari/touch_base.o obj/atari/mulfuncs.o obj/atari/terminal_char_load.o obj/atari/touch.o obj/atari/screen.o obj/atari/io.o obj/atari/font.o obj/atari/keyboard.o obj/atari/cartinit.o obj/atari/click.o obj/atari/cartstart.o obj/atari/screen_beep.o obj/atari/fast_text.o ld65: Error: Duplicate external identifier: '__RESERVED_MEMORY__' Makefile:311: recipe for target 'plato.atari' failed make: *** [plato.atari] Error 1 [blasi:~/atari800/platoterm64]$ Strange. I think I was able to compile it successfully months ago. regards, chris
  10. Ok. In CBM world at least (I just have some C64 knowledge, not much of the other machines). On C64, the load address of a BASIC program is always $0801. In this regard it wouldn't make much sense to store the load address also in the PRG file. But, one can also load files at arbitrary locations (as specified in their PRG header). 'LOAD"file",8' will (on the C64) always load the file to $0801. But 'LOAD"file",8,1' will load the file to the address specified in the PRG header. On the C64 the area $C000..$CFFF is free, beyond the BASIC ROM and not used by BASIC. So you typically loaded utilities (like machine language monitors or such) to this address and started them with SYS49152. My fingers still remember to type this address... 😊
  11. My CBM-fu is rusty, but I think it worked like this: A PRG file contains the load address in its first two bytes. DOS knows the length of the file from the file system. So 'LOAD"PROG",8' loads the complete contents of the file to the load adress. The first part of the file contains a small BASIC program which just calls SYS. The rest of the file is the machine language program. The parameter to SYS is the entry point into the machine language program loaded beyond the BASIC stub.
  12. If you have a DragonCart, you can use telnet65 ( regards, chris
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