Re: C64 CP/M Cartridge

From: Nicolas Welte (
Date: 2000-03-20 12:48:14

Sami Rautiainen wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, Petri Andras wrote:
> > displays a short text message). I've also downloaded two .D64 files that
> > are claimed to be CP/M boot disks for the cartridge. These disks, however,
> > do not seem to work; when I start them up by LOAD"CPM",8,1 , the screen
> > clears and a series of asterisks starts to appear, then random garbage
> > fills the screen and my C64 crashes.
> Both boot disks from Funet work well with the CP/M cartridge that I have.
> However, I'm getting similar effects if I do not switch off the C64 for a
> while before the boot attempt.

Also, not every C64 likes the cartridge. I don't think I ever got the
thing to boot up completely on a newer C64 with the C64E board. It
should work fine on every old C64 since they all share the same chipset.

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