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#1 2014-07-09 20:02:27

Mk.558
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MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

I squirreled a copy of MacTerminal 2.2, which is unobtainable on the internet, from a certain member here.

However, it has System 4.1/5.5 on it, but it's corrupted and not bootable. I'm in a dilemma because I'm not sure if the original distribution, like MacTerminal 1.1, was a bootable disk. My own copy of MacTerminal 2.3.1 is not bootable.

Could anybody here find out for me?


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#2 2014-07-09 20:46:05

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

When I get home I'll try.

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#3 2014-07-09 21:27:34

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

Awesome. I'm building practically the only collection of MacTerminal disks which I'll upload to the Guide once I'm done with it. It'll have 1.1, 2.2, 2.3.1, and 3.0.


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#4 2014-07-14 18:35:30

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

*bump* tongue


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#5 2014-07-14 22:26:07

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

Totally trying to find my disk.  Sorry for the wait been busy.  When I get home from work tonight I'll try and find it.  If it boots or not of course will be super fast after that.

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#6 2014-07-15 01:01:23

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

I have a DPEX MAC/2392 HP 2392A terminal emulator disk. its a 400K disk, and it is bootable.

But i dont think its the same thing, is it?

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#7 2014-07-15 17:06:14

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

HP emulation? I thought that Relections was the only horse in that race.


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#8 2014-07-15 18:22:21

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

techknight: probably not smile

The only terminal emulation MT 2.2 does is: VT100, TTY and IBM 3278.

macdrone: actually, I sourced it from you. I was merely wondering if it truely was a bootable disk or the boot folder was added on after the fact.


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#9 2014-07-16 01:23:18

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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

yup its HP emulation. Dunno what use it is, but the disk was good so I archived it.

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#10 2014-07-24 22:41:48

Mk.558
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Re: MacTerminal 2.2 is a bootable disk?

Well I found MacTerminal 2.2 somewhere else but I predicted they'd goof it up and in fact they did. But they did include this:

Macintosh MacTerminal Update

If you are using the Apple Keyboard or the Apple Extended Keyboard for the Macintosh SE or the Macintosh
II, please note the following changes to what is stated in the MacTerminal manual regarding keyboard use.

On page 20 and in Appendixes A and C, the MacTerminal manual states that MacTerminal redefines the
Command key to function as the Control Key and the Grave Accent/Tilde key (`~) to function as the Escape
key.

However, the keyboards for the Macintosh SE and the Macintosh II have a Control key as well as a
Command/Apple key.  The key marked "Control" on these keyboards functions as the Control key in
MacTerminal.  You can also continue to use the Command/Apple key as the Control key.

In addition, the keyboards for the Macintosh SE and the Macintosh II have a key marked "Esc," which
functions as the Escape key in MacTerminal.  Therefore, the Grave Accent/Tilde key on these keyboards
functions only as the Grave Accent/Tilde key and not as an Escape key.

Important:  MacTerminal 2.2 supports the Macintosh 512K, the Macintosh 512KE, Macintosh Plus,
Macintosh SE, and Macintosh II.  It is important to use the recommended version of system software in
conjunction with MacTerminal for the particular Macintosh that you are using.

System 3.2 and Finder 5.3 support the Macintosh 512K and Macintosh 512KE computers.  System 3.2 and
Finder 5.3 are not recommended for use with Macintosh Plus, Macintosh SE or Macintosh II computers.  If
you are using a Macintosh Plus, Macintosh SE or Macintosh II, you should use MacTerminal with the system
and finder recommended for these machines.

This suggests that it came with S3.2/F5.3 built for the 512K/Ke. Strange, as they included S4.1/F..something, probably 5.4 in their borked copy. I'll probably go with this, as I can't find the MT 2.2 manual *anywhere* and this sounds official.


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