[Coladam] SmartWriter roms

SacNews jblenkle at sacnews.net
Thu Sep 22 17:10:58 CEST 2011


Yes, I know Jim Walters had them originally and if I'm not totally wrong, 
put the pieces together to make them into useable rom files.

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From: "adamcomputer" <adamcomoputer at sbcglobal.net>
To: "SacNews" <jblenkle at sacnews.net>
Cc: <coladam at adamcon.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2011 5:52 AM
Subject: Re: [Coladam] SmartWriter roms


> T'was Jim Walters who worked onthem I believe.
>
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> From: "SacNews" <jblenkle at sacnews.net>
> To: "mark" <mark104 at gmail.com>; <coladam at adamcon.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2011 2:34 AM
> Subject: Re: [Coladam] SmartWriter roms
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>> That sounds familiar...I know it was one of the ADAM big wigs who possess
>> more ADAM knowledge in their pinkies than I will ever hope to have.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "mark" <mark104 at gmail.com>
>> To: "SacNews" <jblenkle at sacnews.net>; <coladam at adamcon.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 7:52 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Coladam] SmartWriter roms
>>
>>
>> Joe,
>>
>> It was Rich Drushel that was going to work on it. I think he got as
>> far as setting up one of his ADAM's....
>>
>> http://www.theadamresource.com/software/index.htm#cset
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 PM, SacNews <jblenkle at sacnews.net> wrote:
>>> I don't know...maybe my memory is faulty...but there was a set of roms 
>>> and
>>> I
>>> swear one of them accessed the 2nd drive. Just a matter of renaming the
>>> file
>>> wp.rom and replacing the original.
>>>
>>> I've got them, but haven't had a chance to look at them in a long time.
>>> Maybe I should have before I said anything.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Ron Mitchell" <bytehacker at tallcedarskennels.com>
>>> To: "SacNews" <jblenkle at sacnews.net>
>>> Cc: <coladam at adamcon.org>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 7:21 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Coladam] SmartWriter roms
>>>
>>>
>>> This is probably not the answer you're looking for Joe, but Walter's 
>>> Bros.
>>> SmartWriter Helper provided a software work around for recognizing a 2nd
>>> disk drive. Not aware of ROM revisions that would do it.
>>>
>>> Ron Mitchell
>>>
>>> On 2011-09-21, at 5:08 PM, SacNews wrote:
>>>
>>>> OK, I've got a question I've been meaning to ask for awhile now, but I
>>>> always get sidetracked. A while back there were the SmartWriter roms
>>>> someone
>>>> had released and/or tinkered with, one of which accessed the second 
>>>> data
>>>> drive.
>>>>
>>>> I don't remember exactly which revision it was, but upon 
>>>> experimentation
>>>> (and I'm going from memory because it's probably been well over a 
>>>> year),
>>>> I
>>>> found that while the second DD could be accessed, the program would not
>>>> save
>>>> a file back to the DDP.
>>>>
>>>> Someone here said they could fix it (don't remember who)...but that's 
>>>> the
>>>> last I ever heard on the subject.
>>>>
>>>> Was this ever fixed? If it wasn't, will it? If it was, can we get it?
>>>>
>>>> thanks
>>>>
>>>> Joe Blenkle
>>>>
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