Yay, now I need some Osborne boot media!

js at cimmeri.com js at cimmeri.com
Sun Nov 23 19:38:28 CST 2014

On 11/23/2014 7:49 PM, drlegendre . wrote:
> Thanks to the efforts of several members, my Osborne Vixen is up&  running
> with a working display. But now the dang thing is begging me for a disc
> that I don't have.. =/
What were you thinking it would beg you for?

> Could someone possibly send me some boot-media for this machine?
I'm sure it's possible that someone could, and that would be the best route.

>   As things
> sit, I don't even have a PC with a 5-1/4" drive installed, if (and that's
> +if+) it were capable of writing discs for the Osborne format.
If you have any serious intentions of vintage computer collecting, this 
is a must have.

> I've tried feeding it media for Epson&  Kaypro CP/M machines, but no dice -
> it rejects them without a second seek. Anyone know how to handle this?
Usually, I handle this kind of problem by swapping out the user.  :-D

- J.

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