Ramworks card, what software do i need?

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Ramworks card, what software do i need?

I've noticed alot of the Ramworks cards on ebay are just

that, they don't come with software, or manuals, etc.

Would I need a file to modify appleworks, so that it knows

that is there? Where would I find the drivers, etc?

I was kinda dissapointed to learn that the Extra memory

in my Franklin Ace 2100 couldn't be used to expand the

desktop space.

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You can find a pdf of the man

You can find a pdf of the manual for the RamWorks III and the software on my site at
http://homepage.mac.com/wayne_stewart
Most of what's in the manual will apply to any ramworks card and the software will patch AppleWorks, create a RAMdisk or test the card.

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FDOS might have a RAM disk

It's been years since I used FDOS (Franklin DOS), but I seem to remember that Dave McWherter (the author) included various tools to make use of the extra RAM, such as a RAM disk. That might help you use the extra RAM for something useful. I might have a driver for the CP/M distributed by Franklin which also created a RAM disk, but it's been a while since I looked at my collection of CP/M sources.

Bob

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Your posted Apple II manuals

Hey Wayne!

What a great resource you've provided, with all of those old hardware manuals online! I just had to download them all.

I had a problem in that the following two files didn't want to download (after repeated attempts);

-vulcan_2+_2e_v1.3.pdf
-grappler+.pdf

Please check it out and determine if there was an actual glitch or if I should just try again.

Also, do you know of any other stashes of digitized old Apple II/accessory hardware/software manuals on the web? I've been assembling a set of similar files for the Apple //c Memory expansion card. When it's done, I'll post the URL on the 'fritter.

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There is a glitch with those

There is a glitch with those two files. I tried deleting them and loading them again but I still get the same results.
In the meantime you can download those two files from another site I have at http://www3.telus.net/waynes

I haven't seen too many other manuals online. I did digitize 3 AE catalogs but because they're almost all graphics it wasn't worthwhile making part of them text. So being all high res graphics the file sizes are huge. If you wasnt them I can pull a few things and put them up temporarily.

Wayne

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