[Coco] LIF util for OS-9?
snhirsch at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 17:14:40 EDT 2011
On Wed, 2 Nov 2011, Willard Goosey wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 07:34:35AM -0400, Steven Hirsch wrote:
>> My old HP64000 development system used that format for its diskettes.
>> Anyone remember those beasts?
> I've GOT one!
> Mine is very stripped down, unfortunately. I just have the mainframe.
> No hard drives or hardware emulators. And that beast really wants to
> run off a hard drive. Still there is now hope, because the HPDRIVE
> project makes an NT box emulate a hard drive and apparently works with
> the 64K.
> And yes, it is a beast! I desire to own no computer I can't lift, and
> the 64000 is pushing that boundry. :-)
Heh. At one point, I had three of them and two of the monster hard
drives. When space got tight, things had to go.
I never was able to find out much of anything about the CPU. I think it
said Intersil on it, but otherwise seemed proprietary to the 64000. It
went with a large plastic storage bin full of memory boards, I/O, EPROM
burner, you name it. The guy who picked it up filled a van :-).
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