My stack of blank M-Disc DVD's is getting thin ๐Ÿ˜• and they don't make them anymore. The Cloud conquers all it seems.

I tried Netbsd on the pi back in the 7.x days and it wasnโ€™t really working. But they have come a long way now and 9.2 works great so far. Way better fit on the $5 Pi Zero then the heavy official Linux distro.

Helped a family member set up a OOma Telo voip device and noticed it talked about "DATA and FAX" mode. You can select ulaw and alaw codac's with prefix *98 or *99

Hmm.. Yep! it works for dialup modem. Was able to dial in to SDF at 1200baud and it was rock stable!

With everything else going up I hope they donโ€™t raise the telephone rent ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

OK DTMF is working. I had to set it to inband audio since rfc2833 doesn't seem to be working with callcentric and my setup. The PBX seems to be talking to the voice system and everything seems to work OK.

Reading through the manual I see a nice feature that will really make my life better.

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Got me some voicemail now. I hear itโ€™s all the rage.

Chrome don't make it go.
But it helps with reception ๐Ÿค”

These are tash but I think the indiglo electroluminescent panel looks cool.

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Was a good mail box day today ๐Ÿ˜€

Well mostly good..the power bill was in there too ๐Ÿ˜ž

Finally found a good spot to stick this Reddy Kilowatt sticker a friend made ๐Ÿ˜โšก๏ธ

Well I got a EPROM burner and rigged it work on the 2364 rom I pulled. I see 8 bytes that don't match the ROM images I find on the internet. I put my read image in an emulator and it never boots. The live memory map shows it stuck in a bootloop at about the same rhythm I am seeing on the scope. I think I am on the right path ๐Ÿคž

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Well RAM is ruled out. I think I am dealing with a bad ROM. D3 off the ROM seems to have lots of 0's. Also I am told there are HALT instructions in the rom code but the /HALT pin never drops on the Z80. What ever code it is executing sure doesn't seem right. Sockets installed. Ordered a 2364 to 27c64 EPROM adapter from RETRO Innovations. Now to wait for the mailman ๐Ÿ˜ด

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Who knew such a little computer could be such a big pain ๐Ÿ™„

Sadly gopher segfaults if you set your terminal to 'dumb'. Happens on SDF and my local machine. But i managed to figure out you can set up your own local terminfo database with tic. Just name it ~/.terminfo.cdb in your home directory. Now I have fancy screen controls for my vic20 and CoCo on my sdf account. Gopher and lynx now run but a total mess. I guess they never tested for 22x23 or 32x16 screens ๐Ÿค”

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I figured it out. The Tandy COMPAC terminal program doesn't reset the VGU when it loads. So the basic POKES for lower case and alternate color mode stick ๐Ÿ™‚
POKE &H0167,&H39
POKE &HFF22,&H78

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Surfing the information superhighway at 300 baud. I wish i could find a terminal program that supports the true lowercase my "2b" machine can do.

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