So far we’ve set up and Econet Level 1 server, and a Level 2 server. Now it’s time to try Level 3. Again we’ll be using an emulation of a BBC Model B with a 65C02 Second Processor and two floppies. So we’ll be carrying on with pretty much the same hardware set up as […]

Posted by under 8 bit Micros,Acorn,Econet,Emulation,Networking on February 7 2018, 0 comments

Ok, so we’ve set up an Econet Level 1 file server, so now we might as well kill it and have a Level 2 server instead. Why bother? Well, Level 2 gives us usernames and passwords for a start, which makes it seem more like a proper system and doesn’t restrict the same station to […]

Posted by under 8 bit Micros,Acorn,Econet,Emulation,Networking on February 6 2018, 0 comments

There are some things that maybe shouldn’t be done. Emulating a network of ’80s 8-bit micros is probably one of them. The idea here is to set up, under emulation, the file server for an Acorn Econet network, and then add a client running on the same host. After that, we’ll try a client running […]