[Coco] B&B XTROM
snhirsch at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 07:05:04 EST 2009
On Tue, 13 Jan 2009, Brian Goers wrote:
>> I was under the impression that there's a group (Glenside?) who has
>> distribution rights to Burke & Burke software. I wonder if that includes
>> the various versions of the B&B XT-ROM EPROM?
> I may be wrong but I thought the ROM had the hard drive parameters. But
> it's been a long time since I had a B&B system. I will ask Tony Podraza
> if he has the information. We (Glenside) do have the distribution rights
> to the G&B software. I'll let everyone know as soon as I can.
To my knowledge, the ROM contains nothing specific to the drive. It
"dumbly" attempts to read the track that contains the OS-9 bootloader,
looking for it at the same offset as it would occupy on a floppy (Track
19?). Any unit-specific information is patched into the OS.
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