yeah, you would either need a machine with a serial port or a usb-serial
adapter and serial cable.

On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 9:15 AM, J B <k1llfre...@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> I got termite but I don't know how to connect it up, don't I need the
> rs232 board as well? Right now I only have the base Mizar32B with the usb
> cable.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Dec 3, 2015, at 2:08 PM, John Duncan <duncan.j...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> You could try Termite
>
> http://www.compuphase.com/software_termite.htm
>
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 7:25 AM, J B <k1llfre...@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the quick reply. I'm not using Linux, my Mizar lives at
>> college where I am building my project for college. The college PC's are
>> using Win 7 and I don't think they have any terminal software installed on
>> them, although HyperTerm is installed by default, it's probably blocked as
>> I can't find it. I may be able to get hyperterm unblocked or bring in a
>> portable terminal emulator on a usb stick, but I'm not sure. Do I need any
>> special cables for the emulator or is it just the USB power cable? Also,
>> once that's set up how do I invoke Picolisp? Thanks.
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> From: ramangopa...@gmail.com
>> To: picolisp@software-lab.de
>> Subject: Re: Mizar32 - What order do functions have to appear?
>> Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 03:30:10 +0100
>>
>>
>> Dear JB, greetings!
>>
>> > So I started creating a little program to act as a digital counter
>> > with the blue led flashing at each change of logic state, it came to
>>
>> Perfect way to begin!
>>
>> > my attention very quickly that there is some hidden format that the
>> > code has to be in and some rules that I can’t find written. It seems
>>
>> Actually, nothing is hidden or implicit at all. :) So, let's fix your
>> problem for you.
>>
>> > to me that you can’t set a pin direction unless you are going to use
>> > it in the immediate program and I personally can’t seem to get
>> > smaller functions of “sethigh” and “setlow” to ever work.
>>
>> You can set the direction of a pin in any context in PicoLisp. The
>> code you have in autorun.l must set its direction. Here's how it
>> works. Think of it as the default state of the pin. Some pins can be
>> high by default; some can be low This is MCU specific - This
>> particular device works this way. The same code on an LM3S8962 Texas
>> Instruments Cortex clone behaves the other way.
>>
>> # Will set the dir of PB_29 and turn the blue LED "on"
>> # automatically.
>> (pio-pin-setdir *pio-output* 'PB_29)
>>
>> # Will turn the blue LED "off".
>> (pio-pin-sethigh 'PB_29)
>>
>> So, your function should be:
>>
>> (de high (pin)
>>    (pio-pin-setlow pin) )
>>
>> > Is there like a comprehensive list of the way I need to be writing
>> > these programs?
>>
>> It's regular PicoLisp. No different. Just that it runs on the MCU. :)
>>
>> > I experiment a lot and I do not have the vga board so I have no
>> > console on screen, I’m kinda running blind and need all the heads up
>> > I can
>>
>> Oh! This is quite easy. Can you please use a serial terminal emulator?
>> I use minicom. It's a nice tool. In case you don't have it, please get
>> it (or another of your choice) and configure it for 115200 baud, 8N1
>> and no hardware flow control. So, assuming an Ubuntu GNU/Linux and
>> minicom:
>>
>> $ sudo apt-get install minicom
>> $ minicom -D /dev/ttyACM0
>>
>> The above should get you the Hempl shell. Invoke PicoLisp directly
>> from the shell. You can then type away interactively - like you would
>> with regular PicoLisp. You can also edit PicoLisp files on your SD
>> card using iv, the vi clone.
>>
>> Hempl# iv /mmc/autorun.l
>> Hempl# picolisp /mmc/autorun.l
>>
>> Please let me know if this helps you. Good luck!
>>
>> R
>>
>> On 1 December 2015 at 23:08, J B <k1llfre...@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> So I started creating a little program to act as a digital counter with
>> the blue led flashing at each change of logic state, it came to my
>> attention very quickly that there is some hidden format that the code has
>> to be in and some rules that I can’t find written. It seems to me that you
>> can’t set a pin direction unless you are going to use it in the immediate
>> program and I personally can’t seem to get smaller functions of “sethigh”
>> and “setlow” to ever work. Is there like a comprehensive list of the way I
>> need to be writing these programs? I experiment a lot and I do not have the
>> vga board so I have no console on screen, I’m kinda running blind and need
>> all the heads up I can. Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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> John Duncan
>
>


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