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  1. There is conflicting information about what...

    There is conflicting information about what exactly what is incompatible with the 5170's IBM-authored motherboard BIOS.

    1. At [here], I specifically indicate that it is the XUB (rather than the...
  2. Regarding the known problem of an XT-IDE in an...

    Regarding the known problem of an XT-IDE in an IBM 5170. The problem is described in the 'Nil or unstable operation in an IBM 5170 (IBM AT)' area of [here].

    As mentioned earlier, if the problem...
  3. Thread: IBM CGA Card

    by modem7
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    Matches the diagram at the rear of the manual at...

    Matches the diagram at the rear of the manual at [here], a manual provided by member jh1523.
  4. Although, per [here...

    Although, per [here], if the two signature bytes are intact, FDISK /MBR will only rewrite the boot code portion of the Master Boot Record (MBR), not the whole MBR.
  5. According to the installation guide, answering N...

    According to the installation guide, answering N to the "Are you dynamically configuring the drive - answer Y/N" question, gets the controller to use jumper configuration.
    Then, per table B1,...
  6. So, per the installation guide...

    So, per the installation guide for the WD WDXT-GEN2 PLUS, you are doing 'dynamic' configuration.

    Per the guide, you would normally only choose the 'dynamic' route if you had a drive that does not...
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    That documentation is for the later T2100. The...

    That documentation is for the later T2100.
    The earlier T2100 (8086 based) is pictured at [here].
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    Just in case the owner of a Powermate SX/20 wants...

    Just in case the owner of a Powermate SX/20 wants to try it, the SETUP.EXE for the SX/16 is at [here].
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    Now at http://minuszerodegrees.net/rom/rom.htm

    Now at http://minuszerodegrees.net/rom/rom.htm
  10. Thread: Toshiba T1900C

    by modem7
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    If the 19V power supply is unregulated (see [here...

    If the 19V power supply is unregulated (see [here]), it may be putting out significantly more than 19V.
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    Yes, try it without the XTIDE controller (or with...

    Yes, try it without the XTIDE controller (or with the card's ROM disabled).

    Some different options (one of which is Cassette BASIC) for performing SETUP are shown at [here].
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    No functional differences. IBM used different...

    No functional differences.
    IBM used different part suppliers (e.g. price competition, no single line of supply).


    - Verify, that like machine #1, the video cable from the CRT display unit is...
  13. I think that was me. I have just been through my...

    I think that was me. I have just been through my lists, and I do not see 'TeleVideo' anywhere.
  14. And if you can boot from a DOS floppy, I think...

    And if you can boot from a DOS floppy, I think that it would be worthwhile to see if GSETUP (from [here]) can successfully configure the machine.
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    Done.

    Done.
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    Oh well. I think it would be good for you to...

    Oh well.


    I think it would be good for you to isolate the cause to either card or monitor. Can you borrow a known good card from someone else? If you tell us where you are, someone here may...
  17. Thread: L40SX Batteries

    by modem7
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    One earlier thread is at [here...

    One earlier thread is at [here].
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    There is a compatibility table at the bottom of...

    There is a compatibility table at the bottom of [here].

    You could win eBay auction 392596996728 really cheaply. 400 pieces of M5M4416P-15. Current bid: US $3.99. Put aside 24 plus some spares,...
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    The Eclipse and Zebra posts are bringing back...

    The Eclipse and Zebra posts are bringing back memories. Regarding the Zebra drives. I remember that when the diagnostics reported errors that suggested that a particular head assembly had failed (run...
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    Maybe a reader knows whether or not the...

    Maybe a reader knows whether or not the 'automatically detects RAM' functionality in the revision C BIOS suffers from the same problem as the 'automatically detects RAM' functionality found in the...
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    On a lot of EGA cards is jumper that controls...

    On a lot of EGA cards is jumper that controls what is sent to the monitor on pin 2 of the 9-pin D connector.
    The diagram at [here] shows that on IBM's EGA card, the jumper is designated P1.
    On the...
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    According to the additive colour triangle at...

    According to the additive colour triangle at [here], if there was no blue, your white text would be yellow.

    It looks like the red is not turning off at the required times.


    Have you proven...
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    ????? A large read cache to put between your...

    ?????

    A large read cache to put between your IDE drive and the IDE connector on your motherboard/controller.
    J2 is a replacement for the existing 'disk activity' LED, so that reads that do not...
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    Welcome to these forums. At [here...

    Welcome to these forums.


    At [here] is a SETUP program for a different NEC Powermate; the SX/16. If you get desperate, maybe it will also work for your NEC Powermate 286 Plus
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    Not according to my definition of 'jumper wire'....

    Not according to my definition of 'jumper wire'. My definition includes the wire in the IC socket shown at the top-left of the photo at [here]. The wire is 'jumpering' pins in the IC socket. It is...
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