Looking for North star software

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Jul 3 21:08:26 CDT 2018

>> You "get it into a NorthStar", by already booting the NorthStar to
>> CP/M, and using PIP.

On Tue, 3 Jul 2018, allison via cctech wrote:
> NO matter what first you have to boot the horizon and if you lack
> prepared media its a hard stop.
> Mike Douglass solved it by putting an Eprom on the ZPB-A as there is a
> spot for a 2708 1K part.
> He made up a header to use more common signal voltage parts like
> 2716/2732 and so on.
> With a machine language monitor that allows loading bytes to memory the
> process is then easy.
> Me I cheated and used a spare 64K memory board that used 2kx8 parts and
> put an eprom (2716) in
> the F000H space.  Change the CPU boot address jumpers from E800/E900 to
> F000h and now
> you can talk to it via serial port.


That answered several questions that I was wondering about!

Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin at xenosoft.com

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