defeated by a stupid computer! If there is anyone else out there with a similar
interest who would like to collaborate with me (or who has already done it) I would
be pleased to hear from you.
Incidentally the desired changes which originally prompted all this work were
associated with the introduction of: —
(1) additional disk drives for 8″ (possibly also 3.5″ and 3″)
(2) additional memory (beyond 64K)
(3) virtual disk
but, as Clive Bowden indicates in his fourth paragraph on page 51, above all I want
to feel that I have control of this aspect of my system and can then adapt it as
required in the future.
1 also have to use, from time to time, an IBM XT and, on the whole, I see no good
reason to abandon my trusty Nascom, (in which I am personally familiar with almost
every individual component and soldered joint, many of which are my own
modifications) in favour of this box of tricks....although I must admit that the IBM
is prettier to look at! Given the required control of the Bios, the Nascom based
8-bit CP/M will continue to meet most of my needs for several more years yet, and
I repeatedly recognise how lucky I was when, in almost total ignorance about 6 years
ago, I chose the basic Nascom 2 kit in preference to the many alternatives available
at that time.
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