Re: Needed - RamFAST/SCSI Utilties

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Scott Alfter

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Oct 24, 2018, 2:38:38 PM10/24/18
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In article <99d49452-583b-4784...@googlegroups.com>,
<paul.s.m...@gmail.com> wrote:
>I recently got a IIGS with RamFAST/SCSI card and a SCSI drive but the
>utilities disk for RamFAST is missing. Not sure how I can partition a
>new drive without this? It doesn't seem to be on Asimov.... does anybody
>have a copy?

I'm pretty sure there was a key combination you pressed on boot to fire up
the utilities, which are stored in ROM on the card. From there, you could
partition (and format?) drives, back up to and restore from tape, and
probably some other stuff I don't recall.

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James Davis

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Oct 24, 2018, 2:55:18 PM10/24/18
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On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:38:38 AM UTC-7, Scott Alfter wrote:
> In article <99d49452-583b-4784...@googlegroups.com>,
> <paul...> wrote:
> >I recently got a IIGS with RamFAST/SCSI card and a SCSI drive but the
> >utilities disk for RamFAST is missing. Not sure how I can partition a
> >new drive without this? It doesn't seem to be on Asimov.... does anybody
> >have a copy?
>
> I'm pretty sure there was a key combination you pressed on boot to fire up
> the utilities, which are stored in ROM on the card. From there, you could
> partition (and format?) drives, back up to and restore from tape, and
> probably some other stuff I don't recall.
>
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Sequential Systems RamFAST SCSI Card:
This is NOT an Applied Engineering (AE) product!

ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/documentation/hardware/ae/AE RAMFast Rev. D Manual.pdf
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/documentation/hardware/ae/AE RamKeeper - User's Manual.pdf
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/documentation/hardware/ae/AE RAMWorks III & Basic v1.41 Manual.pdf
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/documentation/hardware/storage/disks/RAMFast SCSI Rev. D - Owner's Manual.pdf
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/documentation/hardware/storage/disks/ramfast_scsi_1.05_CVT.pdf
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/images/hardware/storage/memory/RAMFAST.Manual.txt
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/images/hardware/storage/memory/RamFAST_API_Doc.shk
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/images/hardware/storage/memory/RamFAST_Media1.2.SHK
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/images/hardware/storage/memory/RamFAST_MediaSRC.SHK
ftp://public.asimov.net/pub/apple_II/images/hardware/storage/memory/RamFAST_Test.shk

Wayne Stewart

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Mar 7, 2019, 10:49:44 PM3/7/19
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Hold down the 0 key when you turn on your IIgs should force it into the onboard utilities
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