Cromemco disk question
rich.cini at verizon.net
Sat Feb 4 11:23:54 CST 2017
Thanks Bill. I downloaded a few of them…none of the smaller ones fully booted (only the 16K BASIC got to the “Standby” message) on my test setup but I could read and write the disks using the RDOS monitor and it partially passed the “T” test (it stopped with a sector error half-way). I’m using a TM100-2A drive (DSDD 360K 5.25”). So, I think I feel good that the board works. I would have loved to get it to fully boot into something but it’s probably close enough for now.
On 2/4/17, 7:16 AM, "cctech on behalf of william degnan" <cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org on behalf of billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:54 PM, Richard Cini <rich.cini at verizon.net> wrote:
> All –
> I’m trying to test a Cromemco 16FDC controller…long story
> but it’s part of a QDOS project. I’m looking for recommendations on a 5.25”
> disk image I could use for testing. The system is simple – 16FDC, CompuPro
> RAM17 (with $C0 block disabled), and a Z80 card. The 16FDC RDOS ROM works,
> so I can issue commands but I need to test the disk interface part.
> Any recommendations would be appreciated. Thanks!
One of these should work, note txt files that explain some of them.
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