Happy 4th, and more apple 2 questions
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Mon Jul 5 11:03:36 CDT 2010
On Mon, 5 Jul 2010, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 2:39 AM, jim s <jws at jwsss.com> wrote:
>> Again, I don't know looking over the thread if I asked, if anyone could also
>> spare or point at a cpm card for the 2e? I am a bit ahead of myself in
>> asking for that, but I do have a number of boxes of CP/M disks in the pile
>> with the ones I got with that system.
> It's been a long time since I used a CP/M card in an Apple (like not
> since 1984). With the strangeness of Woz's disk controller design,
> I'm guessing you need hardware-specific-formatted disks, but can
> anyone confirm/refute that?
That's correct. The Apple CP/M format was physically the Woz GCR coding.
You can use DOS 3.3 or ProDOS utilities to make disk-to-disk copies.
At the logical level it looks like any other CP/M diskette.
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