Wanted: Cromemco assistance

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Aug 22 10:07:00 2002

On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> I do have a box to stuff the cards into for testing - my sister-in-law
> works at the local post office and a customer mentioned having an S100
> system he wanted to find a good home for... It appears to be complete,
> with two 8" drives, a video card, etc, but with no software, I haven't
> done much with it. I have CP/M on 5.25" disks for the C128 and the
> Kaypro, but no CP/M on 8" for anything. I've never even _heard_ of
> Cromix. Is it Cromemco CP/M or something completely different?

It's Cromemco's version of Unix. I had a System One with a hard drive
that had Cromix on it. It's not bad. Unfortunately, that hard drive
crashed shortly after the system was exhibited at VCF 1.0, before I had a
chance to try to back it up. One day it'll be my first hard drive
recovery project.

> Are there docs on the web for Cromemco boards? Mostly, I care about
> jumpers, etc. I don't think I _need_ schematics yet.

Herb Johnson sells copies of S-100 docs:


He has an extensive Cromemco collection:


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