opencbm 0.4.99.99 Users Guide
This document describes the opencbm package, which can be used to control and
use serial devices as userd by most Commodore (CBM) 8-bit machines.
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OpenCBM consists of a kernel module ("driver") for Linux and Windows for cables
connected via the parallel port, which is almost obsolete on modern PC
hardware. Additionally, it has support software and tools to access these old
parallel port based cables as well as more modern USB replacements.
On top of that, a few user space support programs to control and use serial
devices as used by most Commodore (CBM) 8-bit machines are included.
The document also contains descriptions for the corresponding cables, namely,
the XU1541 adapter, the XUM1541 adapter (a.k.a. "ZoomFloppy"), and the