[sebhc] H89 stuff - DOS LU

Jack Rubin jack.rubin at ameritech.net
Thu Jul 29 14:23:34 CDT 2004


Take a look at
http://www.eunet.bg/simtel.net/msdos/arcutils.html -
looks like lu.zip will do what you want (read LU files
under DOS) but that assumes that you can physically
get the files to your XP machine (null modem or ?) - I
hope they aren't on 8" disks, now that you've sold
your drive!! ;>)


--- "Dwight K. Elvey" <dwight.elvey at amd.com> wrote:

> ---snip---
> >>From: "Peter Shkabara" <peter59 at sbcglobal.net>
> >>
> >>Next item would be the creation of assembled disk
> images. I have source code
> >>and CP/M or HDOS object code. However, I can't
> read the CP/M or HDOS disks
> >>on my XP PC machine - or can I?
> >>
> >>Peter
> ---snip--
> Hi
>  I forgot to mention. If the disk are softsectored
> and your
> PC can handle that format, you can read and write
> them.
> For hard sectored, you'd need some special hardware.
> Even for soft sectored, most PC can't read/write
> single density.
> You also can not write a 48tpi disk with a 96tpi
> drive
> and expect them to work on a 48tpi drive. You can
> read 48tpi disk on a 96tpi drive though.
>  It is unlikely that your XP machine support much of
> anything
> other than double or quad density.
> Dwight
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