Using TS-DOS to Load RAM4TH

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Note: these instructions probably only work with TS-DOS running from OptROM. If you don't have TS-DOS OptROM, you may want to try POWR-DOS instead

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  • Connect the drive to your Model T laptop.
  • Enter TS-DOS. Ensure that "DOS-ON" is enabled.
  • Exit TS-DOS.
  • Enter BASIC.
  • Convert RLCLDR to a binary format:
load"0:RLCLDR.DO"
save"0:RLCLDR.BA"
  • Assuming you want to locate RAM4TH at 50176, Type
new
clear 100,50176
run"0:RLCLDR.BA"
  • Select option #1
  • Enter the following output filename:
0:RAM4TH.CO
  • Enter the following input filename:
0:RAM4TH.DO
  • Indicate to load the program at address
50176
  • WAIT A LONG TIME. A REALLY LONG TIME.
  • At the BEEP, you should have a RAM4TH.CO image on your external drive.
  • To load RAM4TH type:
CLEAR0,50176
RUNM"0:RAM4TH.CO"
  • To exit RAM4TH type:
MENU