Just for fun

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Wed Oct 22 05:44:27 UTC 2008

Brian McKee wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 8:32 PM, steve <sfreilly at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>> ahh yes, reminiscing the days of the overnight pascal compiling with my
>> first computer, tandy coco 2.  Recently sold at a garage sale (working!)
>> os9 floppies and all!

Hmm, I don't know what you were compiling that took that long. ;-)
I think the CoCo may have had a slow disk interface.

Ah yes the good old days, not sure why they were so good but they
were interesting. I'm much happier with Linux than my old 3B1 or

> Um - isn't that OS/2 ?   I didn't think OS9 ever ran on a CoCo  (but
> it's a Motorola isn't it... hmmmm...  Still got one around here
> somewhere - with a third party floppy I think....  I've never run
> OS/2)

I think is correct, the CoCo 2 was a 6809 processor that OS9 ran
on. I used a Gimix Ghost that ran OS9 Level II, which the CoCo
2 could run also. The older CoCo only ran Level I.

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