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If you boot and touch no key, and it successfully starts to use DHCP, the first page (which will scroll off quickly) looks like this:
After DHCP succeeds and the WizNet chip connects to my public server on the internet, it intentionally pauses a second or two at this screen
before the Lemma server prints the Home page on the screen:
Currently navigating in Lemma is done by typing Page Numbers. A special command @ will launch the program described on the page.
Page 10 leads to pages 11 and 12, which should launch and work on any Coco 1, 2, or 3 (with 32K RAM or more).
The other pages work better on Coco3. I think I broke Coco1 and Coco2 compatibility and need to fix it.
On a coco3, page 328 boots a version of NitrOS9 Level 2 that includes the f.* commands in the CMDS directory (try f.ping, f.ntp, f.dig; you will NOT need f.dhcp or f.config because that's already done) -- see "Summary of programs" on the main page here: https://github.com/strickyak/frobio
About the top Status Line:
In the ROM's simple screen driver, the top line is "frozen" in place while the rest of the text screen scrolls up.
Initially it says "-- STRICKYAK FROBIO PREBOOT --" until the Lemma program sends a command to overwrite it with "IT'S A COCO SYSTEM! I KNOW THIS!" which is joking about the "Unix System" joke in the Jurassic Park movie ( https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=it%27s+a+unix+system+i+know+this ).
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