[Coco] CoCoNet beta release

Christian Lesage hyperfrog at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 16:31:23 EST 2009

Roger Taylor wrote:
> At 04:42 PM 12/24/2009, you wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there a way to use this if you do not have a way to burn a ROM?  I
>> got the server running but not sure what to do next.
>> -Aaron
> On a CoCo 3, you need the ROM because it's 16K.  On a 64k CoCo 1 or 2, 
> you could use the All-RAM mode, but testing on other systems really 
> needs to be done before I make any promises carved in stone.
I will try it, Roger. I have an EPROM programmer, and it is on my list 
of things to do. On the other hand, I'm still working on a solution to 
bootstrap HDB-DOS (DriveWire's DOS) using the DLOAD command 
(ressuscitated using some black magic on the CoCo 3) instead of burning 
it in ROM or loading it from disk or tape. I hope the same thing could 
be done with CoCoNet, because it would allow anyone to use your system, 
which would certainly help spreading the good news. However, it seems it 
won't be possible on the CoCo 3 if the all-RAM mode cannot be used. 
Could we use a stripped-down version (or the CoCo 2 version) that would 
fit into 8k?


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