DSQD Drives (Was: RE: Diags/Boot image for Altos 580)

From: Doc <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Sun Mar 17 23:39:57 2002

On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Don Maslin wrote:

> No, 22Disk does not understand dd images, TeleDisk images, .dsk images,
> or most any other kind. It is only capable of reading, writing, and
> formatting most CP/M disk formats. That is to say, it is capable of
> formatting a DD blank as an Altos DSQD diskand and it is also capable of
> writing available files to that disk. With a modification to the disk
> definition and an image file of the boot track, it is possible to make
> the new disk bootable also. This assumes that either the whole of CP/M
> is on the boot track, or that any needed loaders and CPM.SYS or MPM.SYS
> are written to the data area.

  Did I mention "Thanks!" to everyone who offered advice & images? I'm
still looking for the "full set" and docs, but Being able to boot & test
is a great first step.


Received on Sun Mar 17 2002 - 23:39:57 GMT

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