Care and feeding of some Lisp machines (TI Explorer and Xerox Star)

Al Kossow aek at
Mon Sep 14 12:38:32 CDT 2020

On 9/14/20 9:00 AM, Josh Dersch via cctalk wrote:

> Media for the Explorer is another question that I'm hoping to answer soon.
> There are disk images from the Meroko emulator but my understanding is that
> they are incomplete.  Bitsavers has QIC tape images but I have yet to try
> them.  The interface on the Explorer is SCSI but I haven't had luck booting
> it from a SCSI2SD w/Meroko images loaded.  The disk boxes contain an Emulex
> SCSI->MFM bridge, so use of Dave's MFM emulator might make sense here as
> well.

one thing to be aware of is Explorer disks have 256 byte sectors, as I remember

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