IBM 5100/5110 ROS (ROM) images?
dave06a at dunfield.com
Wed Jan 3 18:41:14 CST 2007
> Has anyone extracted images of the Read Only Storage
> for the IBM 5100/5100 desktop computers? I haven't
> seen any mention of it anywhere, nor any simulators.
> Has anyone worked on this? Seems like it should be doable
> and worthwhile. Though, it might be necessary to build
> hardware to read out the ROS contents -- I don't think the
> 5100 provides programmatic access to the PALM object code for
> the 360 and S/3 emulators, just the BASIC and APL code.
> Does that sound right?
I'd be VERY interested if some progress can be made on this.
I have a (BASIC only) 5100 that has a failure of the non-executable
So far I've not been able to dig up any significant technical information,
and images of the ROS do not appear to exist....
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