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    CatWeasel Mk2 on a Linux PC: Success!

    I have, with some pointers from Jens Schoenfeld, been able the get Karsten Scheibler's "cw" Linux kernel module and "cwtool" tool to be able to use a CatWeasel Mk2 Anniversary Edition on a PC.

    Why not get a Mk3/Mk4 you ask? Well, I don't have any PCI ports on my development box (shakes fist at Mini ITX case), but I do have an unused PATA IDE connector.

    With the help of a modified 40-pin IDE cable (that swaps pins 37 and 37), I am now able to read and write ADF files to 3.5 DD disks on my PC via the CatWeasel Mk2!

    Code available on GitHub under ezrec/cw

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    Great info. Thank you for sharing.

    If you haven't played a classic game in years, it's never too late to start!

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