TRS-80 bootable media request

JP Hindin jplist2008 at kiwigeek.com
Thu Feb 25 16:05:31 CST 2010



On Thu, 25 Feb 2010, Fred Cisin wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Feb 2010, JP Hindin wrote:
> > I have a friend with an TRS80 Model III would is looking for some bootable
> > media w/TRSDOS and, possibly if available, CP/M. I'm not familiar with the
> > TRS80 line, and I don't own any, so I'm not in a position to help.
>
> The TRS80 III, like the 1, had ROM in low memory. and therefore couldn't
> run any form of "normal" CP/M.  FMG, and a few others, produced a
> relocated CP/M for model 1 and 3, but it never caught on, AT ALL.
<snip>
> For your model 3, you need "TRSDOS for Model 3 V1.3", and either DOSLUS,
> NEWDOS80, or LDOS.

Thank you, Fred. As I said, I'm pretty vague on the TRS80s - never had
one, but I appreciate the information.

So, I guess, is anyone able to provide bootable 5.25" media with any of
the above OS'? :)

Thanks;

 - JP




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