CP/M for Fairchild F8 ?
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Tue Sep 19 06:05:37 CDT 2006
>Subject: CP/M for Fairchild F8 ?
> From: Jos Dreesen / Marian Capel <jos.mar at bluewin.ch>
> Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 20:15:05 +0200
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>I found a scrapped box today at work :
>2 8" floppydrives , RS232 and printer interfaces. Internally an F8
>chipset ( F3850 / F3852 / F3854) with a WD1771 fdc.
>Strangely enough a set of floppies lay on top, labeled Cp/M, Basic CP/m
>Was there ever a CP/M version for the F8 ??
> Jos Dreesen
No. The F8 at best was a microcontroller. If anything the unit was a smart
floppy controller for a CP/M system.
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