C64-C128 CP-M Cartridge Interest
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sat Dec 25 14:33:18 CST 2010
> Tony Duell wrote:
> > I beleive the historay can be traced back to the MCS8i system. This,
> > AFAIK, never had disks, and never ran CP/M. But it's 8080-based and
> > amazingly it has a CPM-like IOBYTE at location 3.
> It's not that the Intel development systems had a CP/M-link IOBYTE.
> It's that CP/M has an Intel MDS-like IOBYTE. Remember that Gary Kildall
> wrote software for Intel before writing CP/M, and that CP/M was written
> to run on an MDS.
Sure. The MCS8i and DMS800 came before CP/M...
The only reason I said 'CPM-like' is that few people hwere have read the
MCS8i monitor soruces.... Rather more know CPM.
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