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'''BOS''' (''Banked Operating System'') used on [[Vortex Expansions RAM card|expansions RAM]] card from [[Vortex]].
 
'''BOS''' (''Banked Operating System'') used on [[Vortex Expansions RAM card|expansions RAM]] card from [[Vortex]].
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== Versions ==
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There are 3 versions:
  
There are 3 versions :
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=== BOS 1.0 ===
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Initial release
  
* BOS 1.0
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=== BOS 2.0 ===
* BOS 2.0
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Changes:
* BOS 2.1
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* Enable resizing of the first memory bank from 32 Kb to up to 64 Kb to prevent issues with large BASIC programs
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* Allow usage of ramdisk from within BASIC (was previously only usable in CP/M)
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* Allow user to set sizes of RAM floppy, printer spooler and BASIC RAM area
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Bugs:
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* Cannot load files larger than 32 Kb from ramdisk in BASIC
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=== BOS 2.1 ===
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Bugfix release.
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Changes:
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* Fix bug loading files larger than 32 Kb from ramdisk in BASIC
  
 
== Manuals ==
 
== Manuals ==

Latest revision as of 14:43, 17 January 2020

BOS (Banked Operating System) used on expansions RAM card from Vortex.

Versions

There are 3 versions:

BOS 1.0

Initial release

BOS 2.0

Changes:

  • Enable resizing of the first memory bank from 32 Kb to up to 64 Kb to prevent issues with large BASIC programs
  • Allow usage of ramdisk from within BASIC (was previously only usable in CP/M)
  • Allow user to set sizes of RAM floppy, printer spooler and BASIC RAM area

Bugs:

  • Cannot load files larger than 32 Kb from ramdisk in BASIC

BOS 2.1

Bugfix release.

Changes:

  • Fix bug loading files larger than 32 Kb from ramdisk in BASIC

Manuals

Downloads