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Acorn System software

Post by Prime » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:11 pm

Hi all,

Does anyone happen to have any disk or ROM images for the early Acorn System machines ?

Most interested in the 3 and the 5.

Cheers.

Phill.

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Re: Acorn System software

Post by IanB » Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:11 am

I still have an Acorn System 5 which I used to use as a level 2 file server back in the 80s before upgrading to level 3 so I should have the ROM and the L2 fileserver software and maybe some disk utils somewhere...

From memory, the ROM was basically the same as the Atom DOS and NOS with some additional code for screen and keyboard handling but it didn't have any built in language and just gave you a CLI prompt at startup.

I'll have a look for them when I have some spare time.

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Re: Acorn System software

Post by anightin » Sun May 24, 2020 10:14 pm

IanB wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:11 am
I still have an Acorn System 5 which I used to use as a level 2 file server back in the 80s before upgrading to level 3 so I should have the ROM and the L2 fileserver software and maybe some disk utils somewhere...

From memory, the ROM was basically the same as the Atom DOS and NOS with some additional code for screen and keyboard handling but it didn't have any built in language and just gave you a CLI prompt at startup.

I'll have a look for them when I have some spare time.
Did this ROM get imaged at any point? I'm now looking for a DOS/NOS System 5 ROM that initialises the 80x25 VDU card as the ROM I currently have is 40x25 only.

Many thanks

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Re: Acorn System software

Post by IanB » Sun May 24, 2020 11:05 pm

anightin wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:14 pm
Did this ROM get imaged at any point? I'm now looking for a DOS/NOS System 5 ROM that initialises the 80x25 VDU card as the ROM I currently have is 40x25 only.
I posted it here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=11606&p=145594#p145594

Do you have a link to your 40x25 version as I have a teletext eurocard to build up.

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Re: Acorn System software

Post by anightin » Sun May 24, 2020 11:21 pm

IanB wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 11:05 pm
anightin wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:14 pm
Did this ROM get imaged at any point? I'm now looking for a DOS/NOS System 5 ROM that initialises the 80x25 VDU card as the ROM I currently have is 40x25 only.
I posted it here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=11606&p=145594#p145594

Do you have a link to your 40x25 version as I have a teletext eurocard to build up.
Got it thanks Ian.

I'll try and image the ROM I have tomorrow and post it here.

In the meantime I've also found some others:
http://mdfs.net/System/ROMs/AcornMOS/System/

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Re: Acorn System software

Post by anightin » Mon May 25, 2020 10:25 am

IanB wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 11:05 pm
Do you have a link to your 40x25 version as I have a teletext eurocard to build up.
As promised, here is the ROM image that boots my 6502A card and initialises the 40x24 Teletext VDU:
SYSDOS40.zip
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