snhirsch at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 21:25:07 CDT 2010
On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, allison wrote:
> Steven Hirsch wrote:
>> Thanks to Dave Dunfield's fine work, I have my Horizon system up and
>> One thing still puzzles, me though: Is it possible to create and boot SD
>> diskettes on a DD system? When I boot at DD and bring up NST, it
>> cheerfully writes a SD diskette from an image. However, that image will
>> not boot. Should this work?
> Yes, however you must forst format the disk as DD and when you do the copy
> you must also specify DD for the destination. Its in the horizon DD manuals.
Huh. Don't recall seeing anything about that, but will re-check.
>> Next hurdle is getting the Morrow Disk Jockey 8" controller hooked in. Some
>> of the diskettes I received with the unit (none of which boot) have Basic
>> and ASM programs that look like they're intended as support for the DJ
>> controller. Without documentation, this is going to take a bit of
>> experimentation, I think.
> Get docs as that will save a huge amount of time. They are likely on
> Bitsavers or other archives.
I have the Morrow Design docs, but the software discussed is all for CP/M.
This box came with a bunch of BASIC and ASM programs that look like they
are intended to patch N*DOS for the 8" controller. Cannot find anything
out about them, though, thus the comment about trial and error.
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