Re: C64 CP/M Cartridge
Date: 2000-03-20 17:36:45

>From my readings it is a problem created due to a 64 fix with the timing of video
interrupts and the like, the machines that best work with the cartridge are
the early 64s, (usually ones with the 5-pin video sockets), later versions are
slightly out of sync with the cartridge.

>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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