Catweasel support for N*

Steven Hirsch snhirsch at
Tue Jan 6 10:56:17 CST 2015

On Tue, 6 Jan 2015, David Schmidt wrote:

> On 1/6/2015 7:31 AM, Steven Hirsch wrote:
>> Does anyone have a version of 'cwns' more recent than 0.01?  It looks
>> like Andrew Lynch wrote this, but Google did not turn up any work since
>> 2007. It would be great to have a way to generate N* floppies on the CW
>> card.
> Does it somehow not work for you?  I have used it successfully to read, but I 
> admit I'm not interested in writing.  I too had a hard time pinning down the 
> source, and there hasn't been any work done on it since then besides the 
> following...

My impression from forum posts is that it was not operational.  Reading N* 
is not a problem for me.  The DeviceSide unit does that just fine, but I 
really need a way to generate diskettes.

>> Any suggestions or workarounds I'm overlooking?

> I took the source and combined it with other Tim Mann-derived variants to 
> communicate to the Mac driver model in this project:
> I didn't to much to his code besides fit it to the new backend, but I note 
> that it doesn't implement nearly the number of switches it says it does:

I saw that, but I'm not a Mac person.

I'll see if 0.01 can do the trick.




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