IBM 6731 Diskette Module
organlists1 at sonic.net
Wed Jan 19 09:53:08 CST 2022
My curiosity is “what kind” of boot program did they use, was it some sort of PC Dos incarnation?
There’s very little info left in IBM’s archives.
I also suppose the IBM Modularity option which plugs into the CPU board of the electronic typewriter, but that too is an educated guess on my part.
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> On Jan 19, 2022, at 7:32 AM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2022 at 04:06:59 -0800, D. Resor via cctalk wrote:
>> There was also a 5.25" diskette which was nicknamed "IPL" for "initial
>> program load", and an interface board which was installed into the
>> typewriter and was referred to as the "IBM Typewriter Modularity Option".
> Hi Don,
> Apologies if you know this already but IPL / initial program load
> is IBM-speak for "boot".
> Peter Coghlan.
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