[sebhc] HDOS sysgen questions (and problems)

Mark Garlanger garlanger at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 19:02:16 CST 2006

On 12/1/06, Dan Lanciani <ddl-cctech at danlan.com> wrote:
> |> They are soft sector, single sided, single density.  They are also
> |> "official" at least in the sense that they were what was being sold
> |> as HDOS 3.0 just before whoever-it-was decided that he wasn't going
> |> to release the source code after all (because it was too hard to
> |> use or some such silliness) and I lost interest.
> |>
> |
> |Any instructions on how to write out these disk images?
> They are byte-for-byte images; any of the typical PC tools should work
> provided you have a controller capable of single density.
> |Also, I think
> |all the source code is now included in the zip file.
> Which zip file?

I thought the file HDOS3ACM.ZIP contained it, but looking closer at
it, it's not the source.
Is any of the people associated with 3.0 on the list? Or anyone have
contact information for these people? ( William G. Parrott III, David
T. Carroll, or Richard Musgrave ) Maybe someone can convince them to
change their mind and release the code.

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