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kb2syd
October 1st, 2008, 06:47 AM
OK, my ROM3 IIGS with 2 Meg of RAM is up and running with a CFFA (see http://dreher.net/?s=projects/CFforAppleII&c=projects/CFforAppleII/main.php) and a 128 meg compact flash card as the storage (4 32meg partitions).

Autoboots into OS 6 in no time.

I have 2 - 3.5" drives and and original copy of Oregon Trail for the iigs on a 3.5" disk. It boots and runs fine.

I'd like to copy the disk for safety, but every time I try to use copy ii or any other copy program I have, it doesn't work. In fact the computer usually locks up. In OS 6 or any of the earlier versions, the disk is not recognized.

I have seen lots of copies of it on 5.25" for download, but no where have I seen a 3.5" image.

So, does anyone know how to copy this disk?
Thanks,
Kelly

magnusfalkirk
October 6th, 2008, 12:18 PM
OK, my ROM3 IIGS with 2 Meg of RAM is up and running with a CFFA (see http://dreher.net/?s=projects/CFforAppleII&c=projects/CFforAppleII/main.php) and a 128 meg compact flash card as the storage (4 32meg partitions).

Autoboots into OS 6 in no time.

I have 2 - 3.5" drives and and original copy of Oregon Trail for the iigs on a 3.5" disk. It boots and runs fine.

I'd like to copy the disk for safety, but every time I try to use copy ii or any other copy program I have, it doesn't work. In fact the computer usually locks up. In OS 6 or any of the earlier versions, the disk is not recognized.

I have seen lots of copies of it on 5.25" for download, but no where have I seen a 3.5" image.

So, does anyone know how to copy this disk?
Thanks,
Kelly

You could try using MECCopy,or as it's listed on the page MECC Backup Utility, which you can get from the Asimov mirror site here, as a 140k disk image:

http://mirrors.apple2.org.za/ftp.apple.asimov.net/images/educational/mecc/

it's at the top of the page. Only down side is it's a DOS 3.3 image I believe, but you can give it a try a since it's supposed to copy MECC's disks.

Dean

kb2syd
October 6th, 2008, 12:35 PM
I found a manual for Copy II for the IIGS. I am now able to make a backup of Oregon Trail.

Thanks,
Kelly