[Coco] CP/M on the CoCo? WAS: Group Wars (AMiga/A2) WAS: Fresh new retro computing article!
tonym at compusource.net
Tue May 28 13:45:07 EDT 2019
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>From: "James Ross" <jrosslist at outlook.com>
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>Subject: [Coco] CP/M on the CoCo? WAS: Group Wars (AMiga/A2) WAS: Fresh new retro computing article!
> Nowadays,it's strictly CP/M and CoCO for me...
>I have often wondered if there was much of a retro following of CP/M... but have not researched it. There were so many different systems. I vaguely remember >sitting down to a portable CP/M machine back in the early 80's and thinking it was cool. Would have wanted one, but way out of my budget.
>I saw a blurb that there was at least one Z80 card for the CoCo that allowed one to run CP/M. Does anyone have that? Did it run on a separate 80 column >monochrome monitor. That would be kind of cool to re-create I think ...
Oh, there's a HUGE CP/M following still, and it's global!
Udo Monk and his Z80Pack emulator, and quite a few others. I myself prefer MyZ80 by Simeon Cran, under DOS-EMU.
A list of good jumping off points:
Alot of good stuff was released to PD, like NZ-COM (Z-System/ZCPR 3.4),Z3Plus, ZSDOS, ZDDOS, DOSPlus, etc...
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