Microsoft BASIC on CP?M

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sun Feb 3 13:11:15 CST 2008

> Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2008 08:34:34 -0500
> From: "Richard A. Cini" <rcini at>

>     Ive encountered a devilish problem with MBASIC running on CP/M. Ive
> completely rebuilt my IMSAI disk system and so far, the only program Ive
> not been able to get to work is BASIC. Does anyone recall if BASIC
> directly messed around with CP/M or anything weird like that? Even if I
> limit the assumed memory size with the /M: parameter, it still doesnt
> work (I get no sign-on message).

I have seen patched-for-specific hardware MBASIC.  Are you certain 
about having an absolutely vanilla-flavored unvarnished copy?  I 
probably have one kicking around here if you don't.


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