[Coco] ULTIMSDC -- My first attempt at an "ultimate" CoCoSDC image
barry.nelson at amobiledevice.com
Thu Mar 17 00:10:44 EDT 2016
Very nice collection. It differs from mine in that you have individually mountable disk images, where as mine is a single HDBDOS vhd image and requires a copy of HDBDOS modified for the CoCo SDC. You image needs a table of contents, but I guess you know that. :) What is the difference between PEGASUS.DSK and PEGASUSA.DSK by the way? If you want you can include the NitrOS9 piece of my VHD. You can extract the NitrOS9 partition by using dd if you have a Linux or Mac OS system available, or if you have a copy of dd for Windows. This should make a file with just the NitrOS9 part.
dd bs=94371840 count=1 if=CoCoSDC_VHD.VHD of=SDC_NitrOS9.VHD
> Travis Poppe travispoppe at gmail.com
> Wed Mar 16 21:17:43 EDT 2016
> Hi All,
> Last month, I mentioned it would be cool to have a ready-to-go image for
> an SD card (for use with the CoCoSDC) that contains most everything the
> CoCo 3 has to offer, without need to download, extract, transfer, test,
> and organize individual disk images.
> I'm making available my first attempt at this in hopes it will be
> useful. It is by no means complete or fully tested, but there plenty of
> things that ought to work with minimal effort.
> Nearly everything in this image was publicly sourced from the Color
> Computer Archive (a wonderful resource), but do please contact me if
> there's something in here that ought to be removed for copyright
> I intend to revise this SD image over time and weed out problems, as
> well as add things to it. It's mostly RS-DOS and bootable OS9 disks, but
> in the future, I plan to include fully functioning NitrOS9 VHD images.
> Compressed, it weighs in at about 58MB -- uncompressed, close to 300MB.
> A handful of things that were not intuitively easy to organize may be
> missing here, but huge chunk of the image ought to be useful and ready
> to go.
> The image is compressed in a tar/gz format, which can be extracted by
> most platforms. If you're having trouble, try "7-Zip," which is freely
> available here: http://www.7-zip.org/
> Hope this is fun and useful for some of you.
> Best regards,
> Travis Poppe
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