Re: CP/M for Vector + more

From: Mike Stein <>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2017 13:29:32 -0400
Message-ID: <78CBF83CB7C94EBE90CDCB865F3A79AF@310e2>
Ah, different Vector; in the immortal words of Emily Litella: "Never mind..."

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Naberezny" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 1:20 PM
Subject: Re: CP/M for Vector + more

> On 5/31/17 1:41 AM, Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) wrote:
>> Busy imaging my disks I found a 8050 one with the header "CPM for Vector". It 
>> does ring a bell but I'm not sure. @Mike, could this be software for Z-RAM 
>> CP/M board I sent you?
> Yes.  The Z-RAM board was known as "CP/Maker" in Europe and Vector was one of 
> the distributors.  I found a couple of advertisements and put them on this page:
>> I also found a disk with the title CPM4040, also on a 8050 disk (very 
>> confusing). Anyone?
> Z-RAM disks can be identified by looking for a large REL file in the CBM DOS 
> directory.  It contains an image of the CP/M filesystem.
> SoftBox disks store the CP/M filesystem directly in CBM DOS sectors.  These 
> disks may have two CBM DOS files in the directory, "K" and "CP/M", or may have 
> no CBM DOS files.  The directory will show most blocks as free when in fact 
> the sectors are full of CP/M data.
> I'd like to look at these image files.  Could you please send them to me?
> Thanks,
> Mike
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