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HP-71B: trying to get pyILPER fully working on my Mac
05-27-2017, 09:32 PM (This post was last modified: 05-27-2017 09:34 PM by smp.)
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RE: HP-71B: trying to get pyILPER fully working on my Mac
(05-27-2017 06:21 PM)smp Wrote:  When I type on my Mac, nothing happens - then if I type ENDLINE on my HP-71B, then all that I typed on my Mac finally come streaming out onto the terminal display.

Can anyone assist me with this?

Now I am really frustrated!

I decided to go back to Windows 7 under Parallels on my Mac and give it a try there. I did a clean installation from scratch for LIFUTILS, Miniconda, and pyILPER. I followed all of the instructions, step by step. I now have pyILPER up and running under Windows 7, under Parallels, on my MacBook Pro.

I followed the instructions for getting the interactive terminal to work. I copied PILIMAGE.DAT to my working directory, and then mounted it. I copied KEYBOARD and then PILTERM onto my HP-71B. I ran PILTERM, and I saw the assignment of printer, display, and keyboard.

And, it works exactly the same as on my Mac! When I type on my Mac in the terminal window, nothing shows up, then when I hit ENDLINE on my HP-71B, all the characters I typed on my Mac show up on the screen and the HP-71B executes whatever I typed.

So, now both my Mac installation and also my Windows installation are working the same - both provide a good terminal display, but neither of them provide proper input by the terminal keyboard.


Any ideas or assistance will be greatly appreciated!

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RE: HP-71B: trying to get pyILPER fully working on my Mac - smp - 05-27-2017 09:32 PM

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