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billdeg
September 3rd, 2009, 07:22 PM
I have begun working on a CompuPro system. It's a "new" S-100 like the California Computer Systems 2200 and the XOR S-4. I have been able to get it up and running and to boot a number of OS's. The link at the bottom leads to some boot screen pics.

http://vintagecomputer.net/compupro/8085-88/thm_compupro_CPU-8085-88.JPG
http://vintagecomputer.net/compupro/8085-88/thm_compupro_CPU-8085-88_d.JPG


http://vintagecomputer.net/compupro/8085-88/

Chuck(G)
September 3rd, 2009, 09:04 PM
When Bill Godbout got a lot of requests to run PC-DOS on the 85/88 boards, he balked at the terms Microsoft was asking for MS-DOS licensing.

So Compupro offered a way to take a PC-DOS 1.1 system, purchased from your friendly IBM retailer and substitute the IBMBIO.SYS file for their own.

You might see if you can find anything about this. I don't know if it worked with PC-DOS 2.x. I recall doing a version of 22Nice that ran on the 85/88 under PC-DOS for a friend. I may still have the files.

billdeg
September 4th, 2009, 05:07 AM
I do have a copy of MS DOS for the CompuPro...Once VCF is over and I have more time I will see if I can fire it up, make copies of the disk for posterity/archive purposes.