[vcf-midatlantic] OS/9, was Re: PEP Modular Computer

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Sat Mar 6 15:07:23 UTC 2021

On 3/5/21 11:43 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On 2/9/21 8:48 AM, Neil Cherry wrote:
>>>    I have no experience with OS-9, but have taken an interest in it over the past few months.  I'm slowly putting together a 
>>> 6809-based system to run it on.
>> Please share what you build. Microware's OS-9 was a very interesting OS.
>> Also Nitros9 Level I & II is available for the 6809 (CoCo, ST2900, SWTPC).
>    With some kind assistance from Bob Applegate, I now have OS/9 Level I (the NitrOS9 distribution) up and running on an 
> all-new-hardware (Corsham Tech) SS-50 6809 system.  Some of the material has not yet been released, and Bob is still digging for 
> some of the details and sources, but it boots and runs.

Recently picked up a blank PT69-5 (6809) from Fred (Peripheral Technologies). Looking forward to
building that. Fred is working on the same, OS/9, drivewire, Flex, Uniflex, etc. Would love to see
all these systems running these OSs. :-)

We live in interesting times, both good and bad.

>> BTW< I think we lost Peter Stark's Star-K stuff. I think I have the HUMBUG source
>> for the 6801, 6809 and 68K. I wish I had grabbed the rest when I had a chance.
>    I'd love a copy of those HUMBUG sources, if you don't mind.

Dave, I'll need to dig those up. Might take me a while as I'm working on taking 40+ hours worth of
classes. So you may need to bounce a brick off my head if I forget (... I'm good at subtle...).

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