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TITLE

     DriveTest

VERSION

     Version 1.0

AUTHOR

     Michal Kara
     Krosenska 543
     Praha 8 - Troja
     181 00
     CZECH REPUBLIC

     E-Mail: lemming@k332.feld.cvut.cz


DESCRIPTION

     Have  you ever connected to Amiga or repaired an external drive?  If so,
you  discovered that you need to know, what is drive signalizing to Amiga and
sometimes  you need send certain signals or sequence of signals to the drive.
This program was written for these occasions.
     Program  has GUI - signals are controled using gadgets, received signals
are displayed as 'pseudogadgets'.  You can directly control all eight signals
of  the  drives  (MOTOR,  SIDE, DIR, STEP and SELECT 0-3) and you see what is
physical  level  of  four signals (READY, TRACK0, WR PROT and CHANGE) Amiga's
receiving.
     Although  it's  directly  accessing hardware registers, it's as clean as
possible,  because  it  allocates  all  units by disk.resource.  There may be
little  dislike  that  it slows down computer, because it looks ten-times per
second for any change of received signals, but it's necessary.

     NOTE:  Signals are displayed 'as is' using their physical (not logical!)
level ("What can you measure by V-meter").

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

     Kickstart 2.0+
     igs.library and ss.library (included in package)

HOST NAME

     Any Aminet host, i.e. ftp.uni-erlangen.de (131.188.1.43).

DIRECTORY

     /pub/aminet/hard/test

FILE NAMES

     DriveTest.lha  (16095 bytes)

PRICE

     Free.

DISTRIBUTABILITY

    The archive is freely distributable as long as the archive remains
    intact and only a nominal fee is charged for its distribution.