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  1. Also found this 64887 Seems as if the...

    Also found this

    64887

    Seems as if the Romdisk allowed a PC to run diskless.
  2. found this snippet Curtis Milestones from SSD...

    found this snippet

    Curtis Milestones from SSD Market History

    In 1985 - Curtis introduced the ROMDISK, the first SSD for the original IBM PC.
  3. The SL82C365 appears to be a 386/486 cache...

    The SL82C365 appears to be a 386/486 cache controller

    The SL82C365 supports direct-mapped cache system with data size ranged from 16KB to 1MB and line size ranged from 1 to 4 doublewords....
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    Age old problem of shipping/pickup Small group...

    Age old problem of shipping/pickup

    Small group of interested people, spread out over a huge area.

    We almost need a VCFed shipping service but even if we could partner it would be expensive. I...
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    He has a project...

    He has a project http://litwr2.atspace.eu/pi/pi-spigot-benchmark.html

    To benchmark the world :)
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    I agree My 3032 'spots' and I certainly can...

    I agree

    My 3032 'spots' and I certainly can remember it on the chiclet PET at school.
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    I agree My 3032 'spots' and I certainly can...

    I agree

    My 3032 'spots' and I certainly can remember it on the chiclet PET at school.
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    Certainly there was a rake of branded DX4-80's...

    Certainly there was a rake of branded DX4-80's that ran very happily as DX4-100's
  9. So the archive of scans is through FTP rather...

    So the archive of scans is through FTP rather than the google drive ?

    Haven't been able to get in via FTP ?
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    Mind you, its writing logical statements in SQL...

    Mind you, its writing logical statements in SQL that i don't like, only had to have three IIF statements in one I did yesterday and it still looks like an unreadable mess.
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    Just glad I never tried to learn C as the first...

    Just glad I never tried to learn C as the first language.

    A BBC micro was a great place to start. Fairly straightforward basic and the ability to use procedures got the mind working in structure....
  12. Do tell ? One of the best bits of this forum...

    Do tell ?

    One of the best bits of this forum is as repository of solutions.
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    Crikey Job for a 3d printing expert ?

    Crikey

    Job for a 3d printing expert ?
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    Ah, its the station I have got running, not the...

    Ah, its the station I have got running, not the server

    The server is still dead. I have spliced in a big ATX supply but I am getting nothing so far.

    There doesn't seem to be any activity on any...
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    Alphastation 255

    Just got my Alphastation 255 running and I am actually making this post using netscape :)
    Feels very unweildy, but I am impressed it even works at all :)

    Managed to repair the broken front panel...
  16. It was the seal of the valve. Thanks Dwight,...

    It was the seal of the valve.

    Thanks Dwight, so an existing void and the differential partial pressure caused it to migrate ?

    Never seen it before, they popped like large zits :)
  17. Now this is odd (contains toilet references !)

    One of the toilets in our house was continually flowing a small amount into the pan due to a passing flush valve.

    The unit is very simple, a large plunger moves up, lifting a plug valve with a...
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    I managed the fast cars bit, but failed on the...

    I managed the fast cars bit, but failed on the loose clothes and snazzy women ;)

    I like the way C can overwrite the program if you exceed the bounds of a variable. Leads to all sorts of unexpected...
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    I suppose it does. If they had a system that...

    I suppose it does. If they had a system that coordinated all the activities and it stopped the business then yes it would be mission critical.

    I believe all trading was/is? done using the GPS...
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    In its simplest, if the program crashes, people...

    In its simplest, if the program crashes, people die (or the wrong people die if its a missile control I suppose), though it covers any application or system that if it fails it brings down the whole...
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    CUTLASS was much easier to write real time...

    CUTLASS was much easier to write real time control programs in, shame that wasn't widely promoted either. So easy to use and read.

    A task could be scheduled to run on a clock and a three term...
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    Sorry, missed your post Been a while since I...

    Sorry, missed your post

    Been a while since I configured my Gotek for the PC under flashfloppy but https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/FF.CFG-Configuration-File#options states that for a PC,...
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    :) I remember an engineer who had also just...

    :)

    I remember an engineer who had also just started who wired up a 110V signal to a 48V Robinson alarm DRAM input, it didn't like it. Also someone who spec'ed 110V AC solenoid coils on a 110V DC...
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    Ah, hadn't clocked that you can feed back from...

    Ah, hadn't clocked that you can feed back from the machines DC supply itself. I assumed it was just regulating to feedback from the AC supplied to the SOL.

    And certainly nothing to 'forgive', I...
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    The co-co does seem more likely as I remember the...

    The co-co does seem more likely as I remember the BBC domino had a centre plug as ground.
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