[Coco] 256K J&R Banker and OS-9
robert.gault at worldnet.att.net
Wed Dec 28 09:33:47 EST 2005
At the very least, make the documentation available. New drivers could
be written if needed.
Bruce W. Calkins wrote:
> Regrettably, Most of my CoCo's have been in storage since my move summer
> '04. So I've done little with them.
> The J & R Banker requires a change in the boot sector of the OS-9 Level
> One disk. The program is in RS-Basic, so someone with a understanding
> of what's where on the OS-9 disk should be able to figure out what is
> changed to accommodate the increased RAM.
> In Summary, the J & R Banker operates in 64k for OS-9 Level One, with
> the availability of a RAM-Disk, and I expect it will do the same for
> NITROS9 L1 for CoCo 1 machines. The lack of CoCo 3 specific hardware
> will limit its use of the 9309 optimized code as used in the CoCo 3.
> Do you need the documentation and/or the software that goes with the
> Bruce W.
> Boisy Pitre wrote:
>> Bruce Calkins and I had some discussion about this, though I don't
>> think I ever got any driver software from him. If you come across
>> it, let me know and I'll put it in the NitrOS-9 Project repository.
>> On Dec 28, 2005, at 7:59 AM, A Schober wrote:
>>> I have come across a 256K J&R Banker in a CoCo I (with
>>> 6309!). Is it possible to run OS9/L2 (or NitrOS9)
>>> with such a memory switcher?
>>> -Arnold Shober
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