Kaypro 2 Boot Disks, library format

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Mon May 18 20:02:19 1998

On Mon, 18 May 1998, Nate Lawson wrote:

> I recently obtained a Kaypro 2 from my great aunt, but it doesn't have
> any floppies for booting.
> It's also missing the cable to connect the keyboard to the main unit.
> 1. Can I just use a straight-through RJ11, 4 conductor wire for the
> keyboard? It looks like this is the case. (Same cable used for phones).

Yes, it is the same as a handset cord. Make sure that it has the four
conductors though. There are some with only two.

> 2. Does anyone have the images for the boot disk(s) or know where to
> get them? I can rawrite them
> to a SSDD disk once I have them.

I'll send you information by private e-mail to avoid clutter on this list.
> 3. A lot of the information on the OAK CP/M archive is in a .lbr or
> .tzt format. Is there an application for
> DOS or Unix to read these, and where would it be found?

Tim's post pretty well covered that. I recommend CFX because it is all
in one program.

> Thanks for any help. I plan to use the Kaypro as a terminal via the
> VT100 emulator. I'm reasonably
> familiar (albeit, quite rusty) with CP/M.
> -Nate
> nlawson_at_scient.com

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