Re: IMSAI Update
- One of these days I have to make it out your way to check out your setup.
Sorry I missed you this weekend at InfoAge. I was a bit under the weather on Sunday.
Hopefully we can get the drives you brought MARCH up and running so we can have a nice demo of Zork under CPM on the IMSAI there.
--- In email@example.com, Richard Cini <rich.cini@...> wrote:
> All --
> I've been working a lot recently on getting the Lobo dual Shugart 801 system
> working with my IMSAI and a CompuPro Disk 1 controller. As of tonight, I
> have one drive working pretty well, so I'm happy. The CBIOS needed some
> minor work to un-do the double-sided code and to fix the disk formatter to
> make it more reliable.
> I also found out that one of the drives is a bit flaky naturally the boot
> drive which was contributing to the problems. I swapped the drives and now
> I have a bootable single-drive system. I grabbed an SA-801 off of eBay so
> hopefully it will be in good shape. This weekend I'll build a full system
> disk and start playing.
> Next project is the CompuPro Spectrum graphics board I picked up. I haven't
> been able to locate any sample/test code for it yet though.
> Just a little bit of excitement on this rainy Long Island evening.
> Rich Cini
> Collector of Classic Computers
> Build Master and lead engineer, Altair32 Emulator