Master-Boot (or similar) for the MZ-80A?

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tjewell
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Master-Boot (or similar) for the MZ-80A?

Post by tjewell » Fri May 17, 2019 9:20 pm

On this page - https://original.sharpmz.org/mz-80k/dldutils.htm - there's an enormously useful program called 'MASTER-BOOT' that can be used to take any program and put it in the boot sector of an MZ-80K disk. I used it to build a Basic boot disk, and a bootable version of Sucopy.

I'd love something similar for the 80A, but the 80K program doesn't work (I'm not that surprised). Anyone seen a program like this for the 80A?

(I note when it runs it says "masterherstellen" which suggests it's German, if that helps anyone).

Thanks, Tony

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Re: Master-Boot (or similar) for the MZ-80A?

Post by mz-80a » Wed May 22, 2019 7:51 am

Starting to wonder if it's worth disassembling the 80K one and seeing if it can be transcribed to the 80A. Trouble is I don't know the I/O stuff for the 80K.
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