[Coco] OS-9 Level 1

Wayne Campbell asa.rand at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 00:06:51 EST 2012

I am trying to complete my collection of original CoCo OS-9 disk images. I currently have:

Color Computer C: CC_1.os9 and CC_2.os9, as well as CCTOOLS.os9 and CLIB.os9 (not sure if those are part of the original distribution or not)
OS-9 Pascal: Pascal1.os9 and Pascal2.os9
OS-9 Level 2: OS9BOOT.os9, OS9SYSMR.os9
OS-9 Development System: OS9DEV1.os9 and OS9DEV2.os9
Multi-Vue: OS9MVW1.os9, OS9MVW2.os9, as well as OS9MV80A.os9 and OS9MV80B.os9 (80 track versions I think)

I lack:

OS-9 Level 1 boot and system master disk images
Level 1 Basic09 disk image
any other original distribution disk images

I have found references online that tell me as recently as the winter 2011 retro-challenge there was at least 1 person in the CoCo community that still has the original disks for OS-9 Level 1. I am hoping that at least 1 person on this list can provide me with the images I am seeking.

Why do I want them?
1.To complete my collection (yes I am making a collection of disk images and PDF versions of the manuals)
2. To date I have found images of all of the disks named above that I have, but Level 1 seems to have fallen off the face of the Earth. I want to see the disks I don't have preserved in addition to the ones I do have, for the sake of completeness and a more complete history of the OS.
3. I am, as some of you know, into Basic09. I want to have a (image) copy of everything Basic09, and that includes the original Level 1 Basic09 disk that was not included with the OS.

Replies to me can be made off-list.

Thanks to those who can/will help me in this endeavor.


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