[Coco] RAM disks for the Nocan board, Collyer Vavasour, and MESS systems
johncollyer at zoominternet.net
Tue Feb 3 11:54:14 EST 2004
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From: "Robert Gault" <robert.gault at worldnet.att.net>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 11:04 AM
Subject: [Coco] RAM disks for the Nocan board, Collyer Vavasour,and MESS
> I am in the process of writing a new version of the OS-9 program Rammer
> to access the extra memory above 2Megs for Paul T. Barton's Nocan boards
> and for the MESS and Collyer/Vavasour emulators.
> The versions for Paul's boards are not ready for distribution but I have
> working versions for MESS and the Collyer emulators. These new RAM disks
> do not us any OS-9 memory for the RAM disk and very little memory for
> the driver/descriptor. The MESS RAM disk is 6Megs and the Collyer RAM
> disk is 14Megs.
> The size of the RAM disk is controlled by the descriptor. So it is
> trivial to alter the number of cylinders with dmode or dEd.
> If there is any interest in this new Rammer, let me know. I'm not sure
> of the best method of distribution or interest level.
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