H89 CP/M hard-secored boot diskette

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Tue Apr 1 23:37:01 2003

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> Hi
> As I mentioned earlier, I have a Forth that runs standalone
> on hard sectored. Since it is standalone, I've used it to
> make exact copies of other disk. I've done things like changing
> the interleaving to make about a 10X improvement in load
> speeds for many programs.

Is it available for download, Dwight?

                                                - don

> It has been a while since I had the machine running. I can
> fire it up and check what I have. The only issue I have for
> making copies for others is the media. I only have a few
> hard sectored disk. For some reason, I thought that disk
> formats would last at least as long as 33 lp records. I
> didn't realize at the time that media was being obsoleted
> as fast as it was produced. I know better now.
> Anyway, if I can get it all running, I'll make copies
> if someone supplies media.
> Dwight

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