Re: REU Rom Socket?

From: Randy Winchester (randy_at_MIT.EDU)
Date: 2000-02-04 16:09:29

At 05:26 AM 2/4/2000 -03-30, "Andrew Vardy" <> wrote:
>From: Randy Winchester <randy@MIT.EDU>
>To: <>
>Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2000 12:06 PM
>Subject: RE: REU Rom Socket?
>> At 09:22 AM 1/12/2000 +0800, [COPLIN, Nicholas.] wrote:
>> > [COPLIN, Nicholas.]  So was there ever a CBM implementation of
>> >RAMDOS available in ROM?
>> The RAMDOS in KeyDOS ROM is the CBM implementation.  It was used in
>> accordance with the conditions stated in the release notes.  There were a
>> number of changes made to the BASIC loader portion of RAMDOS to make it
>> function from a ROM and to take up less valuable space.  RAMDOS uses the
>> largest portion of KeyDOS and I had a lot of other utilities I wanted to
>> shoehorn into 32K.
>> The patch to recognize REUs larger than 512K was a third party freeware
>> addition.  I tested it with 512K, 1MB and 2MB REUs.
>Did it fix the file size bug in RAMDOS?  It refused to load programs past
>some address $f000, something like that.

Yes, I believe that it did.  If I still had a system set up, I'd like to
check it.

Randy Winchester,
MIT Cable Television,,
Room 9-050, x3-7431
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