[Coco] OS9 68K, MM/1 software and questions

Bob Devries devries.bob at gmail.com
Mon Dec 28 16:38:03 EST 2015

Hi Ed,

I also have a MM/1 computer.
The archive at rtsi.com has some software. Visit ftp://rtsi.com/
I did have the original floppies, but some suffered from bit-rot :(.

Regards, Bob Devries
Dalby, QLD, Australia

On 2015-12-29 4:00 AM, Zippster wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> So, I have recently been lucky enough to get an MM/1 computer from Michael Knudsen, and a
> bunch of OS9 68K Manuals and the OS9 Professional 2.4 distribution disks from John Linville.
> Thank you guys!
> This is my first foray into the world of OS9, and my first experience with the MM/1.
> So far, I’ve been able to find the MM/1 User and Technical manuals, schematics, and a
> smattering of other info specific to the MM/1, mostly from the Malted Media FTP site.
> What I’d really like to get ahold of is a copy of the original MM/1 distribution disks and any
> MM/1 specific software possible.  The only MM/1 specific software I have is what is on the
> hard drive, and a couple of floppies.  I’m hoping to do a full backup and then a clean install
> from the distribution disks to get a better idea of what’s going on here.
> I’d also like to put together an archive with as much MM/1 information and software as I can find.
> Does anyone have any MM/1 software they’d be willing to share?  I’ll be happy to pay for floppies
> and shipping.
> And a couple of OS9 68K questions...
> Are there any tools out there anyone knows of to mount OS9 68K Universal Format floppies
> or images on a modern operating system?  I’m looking for a way to transfer files easily back
> and forth, and get backups into a modern machine for storage.  Kermit is installed on the machine,
> so there’s also the possibility to do serial file transfers.
> Does anyone know of a good archive out there for OS9 68K software?
> BTW, I am planning a remake of the system boards for the MM/1, gathering the ICs etc to
> build several.  It’s an interesting system with an interesting history, and a good way for me
> to explore the OS9 operating system which I’ve always heard of, but never used.
> I guess I find it intriguing…  :)
> Thanks,
> - Ed

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