[Coco] I am looking for CoCo-Stat disk

Tony tonym at compusource.net
Sun Jun 10 19:39:10 EDT 2012

On Sun, 2012-06-10 at 16:19 -0700, Stephen H. Fischer wrote:
> Hi,
> RTSI RSDOS "incoming" was the place a lot of stuff was dumped. That has 
> apparently been stopped ~ 2009.
> maltedmedia became the dumping ground then and the jumble of stuff there is 
> too much for one - two persons to handle.
> The person who says he is organizing it is doing other great work and I hope 
> he does not spend much time doing maltedmedia.
> I suggest that you send a PM to Dean Leiber, his CoCo-OS-9 Archive might be 
> a good place. But he has fallen behind moving the archive to another site.
> The bottom line is, wait for the next person to announce his brand new CoCo 
> site with gobs of stuff to be added. That should take just a few minutes of 
> waiting.
> Now if the web masters of all these sites would put their energy into 
> organizing just one site with good descriptions like we had back in Delphi 
> and CIS days we would be oh so much better off. I have suggested this many 
> times with no effect. This will get the same.
> That will not happen, put up your own web site, or throw the floppies into 
> the trash. Each will be just as useful.
> As to the SY6591, J&M purchased all of the remaining ones when Synertek was 
> shut down. I have a defective one somewhere that might be useful. But I 
> remember someone saying that there was another chip that could be used.
> I found one site with 6,500 "SY6591", but you have to buy all of them.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "tonym" <tonym at compusource.net>
> To: <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2012 3:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [Coco] I am looking for CoCo-Stat disk
> > What are we using as a repository for disk images? I don't see many on 
> > maltedmedia, except in the "newly received" folders.
> >
> > We need to start organizing stuff, as FDDs and diskettes are probably 
> > going bad - I know I'm going to make a pass through my floppies starting 
> > within the next few weeks.
> >
> > I also still have to go through the floppies Art Flexser gave me - are we 
> > still hunting for ADOS3/ExtADOS3 source code?
> >
> > Speaking of which, can anyone fix a J&M JFD-COCO3 FDC for me? When 
> > inserted into my CoCo3, the CoCo just gives a black screen on power-on.
> > This FDC has a switch for 2 ROMs, and has a 24-pin and 28-pin socket. 
> > However, on the silkscreening, it says "JFD-COCO3" not "JFD-COCO" as I 
> > have one of those, also.
> >
> > Wonder if it's even worth it, as I know these use the unobtainium-based 
> > Synertek SY6591 FDC chips....
> >
> > Tony
> >
> >

OK since:
A) I'm not a programmer and..
B) I'm not a hardware guy

Can I volunteer to take over the archiving and Maltedmedia FTP? This
leaves this "other person" to continue what they're doing, and I can
handle the archive.

Who owns the maltedmedia.com ftp site server?

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