CP/M on the microsoft softcard

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CP/M on the microsoft softcard

I have a question about CP/M usage and boot floppies on the Apple II using a microsoft softcard. I remember on other CP/M based systems there were commands to transfer the CP/M boot sector to any disk and make it bootable. I am unfamiliar with doing this on an APPLE II running CP/M. Can someone help me with this?

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COPY /S

According to the manual, you should use the COPY along with /S switch to create a system disk.

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The copy command? Really? I

The copy command? Really? I would not have guessed that. Thank you i will give it a try!

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cpm on apple

From my undrestanding. CPM is CPM for base commands. The only thing that throws most off is the apple uses GCR?? format instead of MF? encoding. Though alot of cpm machines even using the one encoding still had things lke differnt tracks and such.

 

TTFN,

 

Josh

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