CoCo OS/9 was: TRS-80 floppy
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 03:39:38 CDT 2018
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> Subject: CoCo OS/9 was: TRS-80 floppy
> So what does it take to get OS/9 running on a Radio Shack Color Computer?
Depends on which OS/9. In recent years it has had a chequered history. But basically a boot disk.
> I have a Color Computer 2 (? 64k and non-chicklet keyboard)
That’s a bit limiting for OS/9. I think that limits you to OS/9 level 1.
> and have always
> wanted to get it working with a disk OS. What do I need? I see a reproduction
> floppy disk controller on ebay. I would rather skip that and go straight to
> some kind of sold state memory.
I would get a COCO SDC.
you get two drives from an SD card, and two from DriveWire a host program you run on a PC.
> Suggestions or pointer to active groups?
Very active mail list.
> On Sun, Jul 22, 2018 at 5:31 PM, W2HX via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> > Not mine, just thought it might interest some here
> > https://www.ebay.com/itm/202376723756
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