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MSDOS<->CPM [message #293322] Sun, 25 January 1987 14:42 Go to next message
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Originally posted by: bent@fluke.UUCP
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I have several different applications where I would like to read or write
simple ascii files from msdos or pcdos floppies on my Kaypro 4.  A format
utility that came with the Kaypro allows me to write to a VT180 disk which
I can read on the DEC Rainbow.  The Rainbow has a program to read the CPM
file over to MSDOS.  The process does not work the other direction so most
transfers have been via modem.  

The Kaypro program also lists a few IBM formats but wouldn't they be a CPM 
format and not PCDOS.  Now I need to get documents to and from an IBM PC 
that I do not have access to.  I only get the floppies.  Does anyone have a 
conversion program or any other suggestions?

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Re: MSDOS<->CPM [message #293327 is a reply to message #293322] Mon, 26 January 1987 17:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Originally posted by: SAC.940AREFG-SE@E.ISI.EDU
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Posted: Mon Jan 26 17:58:06 1987
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There is a commercially available program titled UNIFORM which
allows CP/M machines to read other disk formats, to include
MSDOS.

Sounds like this would be "just the ticket."

Good luck...


Pete Brown
Re: MSDOS<->CPM [message #293330 is a reply to message #293322] Tue, 27 January 1987 14:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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 >  Article <1816@vax3.tc.fluke.COM> From: bent@tc.fluke.COM (Ben Tompkins)
re: Kaypro-MSDOS-RAINBOWS etc:

# .  Does anyone have a 
# conversion program or any other suggestions?

Yes, Call Intersecting Concepts @ 805-373-3900
They have Media Master versions for both the
Rainbow and the Kaypro, and Media Master Plus
for the PC (+clone). I do not follow where
you are going to/from so I can not say which
is the best one for you to buy. 
But all of them read/write/format disks for
'foreign' machines. The exact # of formats
depends on physical limits of the machine's
drives (ie can not make DS disks on Rainbow)
Pleas email me if you need more assistance.



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Re: MSDOS<->CPM [message #293332 is a reply to message #293322] Wed, 28 January 1987 10:08 Go to previous message
jdb is currently offline  jdb
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Posted: Wed Jan 28 10:08:51 1987
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I don't know if these will work on a Kaypro, but they are free.  There 
are some requirements on how your system accesses your drive, but these
are described in the provided documentation.

There is also a C128 version in PD:RDMS233C.LBR. It works
very well.

good luck
David Brown
jdb@ncsc


PD:
	RDMS233.LBR.1		BINARY	 39808  606AH
	RDMSDOS.LBR.1		BINARY	 10752  06B5H
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