a bit of trivia I found interesting

Chuck Hallenbeck chuckh at mhonline.net
Fri Dec 20 16:47:22 EST 2002

There were versions of CP/M for a number of early processors,
including the Intel 8080, the Zilog Z80, and the Motorola 68000,
plus probably some others. Each of those processors also
supported other operating systems as well, though none of them
was a popular as CP/M, which stood for "Control Program for

On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, dashielljt wrote:

> If a Z80 processor is a CP/M processor, will someone please explain why
> whenever anyone uses a CP/M operating system the operating system has to
> be loaded from a floppy or hard drive?
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