Matthias Melcher mm at matthiasm.com
Tue Apr 7 07:42:24 EDT 2015

> On Apr 7, 2015, at 6:19 AM, Michael Sheflin <sheflinm at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was reading an install of a USB board (internally) in a Newton, so I know
> that USB drivers of some sort do exist for Newton.
> However, does anyone know of PCMCIA > USB drivers for Newton?
> I was going back over the idea that Hiroshi just ported something from
> Linux to NewtonOS (a la the Wifi drivers) and thinking how far that might
> conceptually lead.  I've never used Newton's slots for anything other than
> flash memory and wifi (on the 2100).

The internal USB boards are simply serial-to-USB converters. The firmware for those is in the chips on the board, not in the Newton itself.

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