18004Re: [midatlanticretro] Osbourne Executive
- Aug 18, 2010On Wed, 18 Aug 2010, telmnstr@... wrote:
> On the Osbourne Executive, I keep trying to write out floppies, but theWhat's the error message?
> POS won't boot from them. Normally it gives an error.
> What I'm surprised about is that the Executive was supposed to haveThe Executive came standard with single-sided drives (as mine does).
> double sided drives, no? Why are all the images single sided? What happens
> when you put a single sided image into a double sided drive, is the data
> intereleaved between sides?
Are you sure yours has double-sided? Whose disk images are you using? I
wrote a set of disks from Dave Dunfield's CPMPLUS images, and they booted
okay on Exec.
Have you tried to boot from the B: drive? Hold down the SHIFT and "
(double quote) key at the same time.
Mike Loewen mloewen@...
Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
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