[sebhc] h17 and h8d disk images
Dwight K. Elvey
dwight.elvey at amd.com
Wed Sep 1 16:55:10 CDT 2004
>From: "Dave Dunfield" <dave04a at dunfield.com>
>At 19:15 01/09/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>>>Then we don't have to maintain two copies of everything.
>>We don't .. all the new submissions are in the .h8d format. And we have
>>'disktool' to do conversions.
>Ok - my point is that if people are concerned that the header information
>is lost with my format, then perhaps it should be stored as .H17 and use
>"disktool" to convert it to H8D as required.
>>>Also, I've got it in my mind to modify the emulator so that it can boot
>>>CP/M ... Presumably I need to add the "RAM at 0" option ... anything else
>>>needed? I don't have any technical info on this - can someone give me a
>>I did already! Here's an excerpt from the previous message:
>Ok ---- Now... Is there a copy of CP/M which will boot on an H8 using this
>feature, and still use the standard H5 serial board for the console - IIRC,
>this features was on an enhanced console board ... I don't want to have to
>implement new "virtual unarts" - just add the RAM at 0 option - is there
>software which supports this configuration?
The Z80 board didn't require the enhanced board. The older
8080 machines required the extra board. I'm not
sure if the CP/M boots to both the H8-4 and H8-5 boards.
I'll try to check this out. I most likely won't get to
it before the weekend. I have both boards so I can try it.
HDOS will boot to either board.
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