MSXDISK 0.9 BETA: Virtual Floppy Disk Driver over JOYSTICK2 of MSX

By ocitygate

Expert (69)

ocitygate's picture

25-02-2021, 03:40

{mod: seems to be double post so this one is locked}

Instruction:

1. Make a connection cable between MSX JOYSTICK2 and PC RS232 as follows:

Alternatively you can use a USB to TTL RS232 Converter
Connect:
JOYSTICK2 PIN1 to TTL TX
JOYSTICK2 PIN6 to TTL RX
JOYSTICK2 PIN9 to TTL GND

2. Download MSXDISK.ZIP and extract.

3. Power up MSX and type BLOAD"CAS:",R then send ROMLDR2.WAV. When complete "Waiting for ROM..." should appear.

4. Open MSXDISK.EXE and choose RS232 port.

5. Click the Eject button on drive A: or B: to mount a DSK files eg. MSXDOS.DSK.

6. Click Send DiskROM. (you may also click Send ROM to send other ROM images up to 32KB)

7. MSX should reset and boot to the DSK image in drive A: (if it is bootable) or into Disk BASIC.

By ocitygate

Expert (69)

ocitygate's picture

25-02-2021, 10:08

By marcoo

Expert (110)

marcoo's picture

25-02-2021, 10:19

The link does not work,
edit O, I see another topic about it that one works

By Pencioner

Scribe (1478)

Pencioner's picture

25-02-2021, 10:45