[E3-hacking] Just got an e3 - where do I start

Edward Robbins edd.robbins at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 17 16:50:16 BST 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Ralph Corderoy <ralph at inputplus.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Edward,
> Thanks for coming back to us with the info from Cliff.
>> If I understand correctly with PBL5.1 the machine wont accept an image
>> over serial though, so this would have to be done by dialling in to
>> another modem?
> Is that true?  IIRC, years ago Cliff suggested one way Amstrad could
> meet my interpretation of their GPL2 requirements having implemented
> signing was for me to send him my image for him to sign as part of the
> build process.  His implication being that I could then upload it over
> serial as before?
> It could be 5.1's modem-only has been established as fact and I've
> forgotten.

I'm not sure, it was a guess really. It's just that I don't think you
can get into the debug console mode in PBL5.1, so how can you initiate
a transfer?

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