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  1. If it has a PCI bus maybe I can supply, otherwise...

    If it has a PCI bus maybe I can supply, otherwise I know nothing about a "classic Casablanca".
  2. The closest I could come to B. Holland Associates...

    The closest I could come to B. Holland Associates is the B. Holland Enterprises Inc. of Colorado:
    https://opencorporates.com/companies/us_co/19871370826
  3. But software is only written/ported to a...

    But software is only written/ported to a reasonably sized existing hardware market. The IBM name and PC came first and had both CPM/86 and MS-DOS 1.x (SCP86) Operating Systems available.
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    Unless some chips are socketed (in which case...

    Unless some chips are socketed (in which case give a good press down) most likely. We're talking 25-30 year old components, and I'm not sure that the PS/1 build quality was on a par with the PS/2s,...
  5. Thread: are these junk?

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    "If it looks too good to be true..."? Not that...

    "If it looks too good to be true..."?

    Not that some of the technology that comes out of China can't be remarkably cheap and fully functional as expected/described, but "Caveat Emptor" is the...
  6. I've been struggling with building some...

    I've been struggling with building some AT/ATX-based builds with a variety of CPUs, just for the hell of it. Failing ATX PSUs, unresponsive motherboards/CPUs with Duron/Athlon (XP/2) Socket-A/462....
  7. It can become "a labour of love" at times. The...

    It can become "a labour of love" at times. The veteran and vintage systems were so much better built, usually, with high quality components back then as they represented a significant financial...
  8. Any interest in AS/400s and/or PC Server 704s from Germany?

    I'm currently involved in acquiring/disposing of the truly huge collection of a, sadly deceased, former "MCA Mafia" member from the comp.sys.ibm.ps2.hardware NewsGroup.

    The current owners have...
  9. Agreed, the 8" IBM 3740 format was fairly...

    Agreed, the 8" IBM 3740 format was fairly ubiquitous, the hard and soft-sectored 5.25" drives and controllers way more diverse.



    Another "if only" moment there. Who designs a CPU with a...
  10. Like the OP was, I am separated by The Pond from...

    Like the OP was, I am separated by The Pond from my North Star Horizon and 18MB 70lb HD unit. Thanks for these additional insights into ways and means for the future.
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    The TexElec Resound/2 adapter uses the OPL3 chip,...

    The TexElec Resound/2 adapter uses the OPL3 chip, so the Adlib Gold driver set should work, complete with MIDI synthesis and WAV playback.

    I don't know where eeguru has got with his ISA bus...
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    Just in general, with relatively ancient display...

    Just in general, with relatively ancient display adapters/cards, capacitor rot can cause smearing, video RAM testing failures etc. Look for bulging capacitors, gunk on the PCB traces nearby etc. If...
  13. A mirror of the IBM PCCBBS is here for the PS1...

    A mirror of the IBM PCCBBS is here for the PS1 Series:
    http://ps-2.kev009.com/pccbbs/ps1/
    I'm not rummaging for the specific file, sorry.
    Check the http://ps-2.kev009.com/pccbbs/allfiles.txt
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    The 1.35MB size is the clue, incompatible file...

    The 1.35MB size is the clue, incompatible file system storage limits gotcha of some sort. Which system(s) stored which "folders"?

    Access the 2nd folder from the original creating system, if...
  15. On-Track disk manager or similar, to present a...

    On-Track disk manager or similar, to present a smaller drive 0 and the rest as drive 1?
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    Sound adapters usually come with a SETUP.EXE on...

    Sound adapters usually come with a SETUP.EXE on the Installation Diskette with the various files and interconnections pre-configured. Installing individual drivers may accomplish the same thing, but...
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    Get a stereo 3.5mm to dual RCA phono cable and...

    Get a stereo 3.5mm to dual RCA phono cable and pipe it through a Dolby Surround post-processing amplifier for the full effect! ;)
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    Yes, both hardware IBM 8209/8229, Cisco 2500...

    Yes, both hardware IBM 8209/8229, Cisco 2500 Series and above (specific models) and software (OS/2 IPGATE ON, IBM Token-Ring Bridge Pgm.) options, depending upon which layer you're concerned with.
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    You can get mini-DIN 6-pin to DB9F adapters and...

    You can get mini-DIN 6-pin to DB9F adapters and use one as a Serial Mouse.
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    Well, there's feasibility and then there's...

    Well, there's feasibility and then there's practicality. :D
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    Yes, with judicious use of IFs and concatenating...

    Yes, with judicious use of IFs and concatenating a prefix with the number, surely?
  22. It appears the TP560 has the Intel 365SL chipset,...

    It appears the TP560 has the Intel 365SL chipset, so some of the information here may help, e.g. "point enablers" etc.
    http://ps-2.kev009.com/ohlandl/misc/pcmcia.html
    Also, mirrored drivers here,...
  23. Relating to what, Dave? :D

    Relating to what, Dave? :D
  24. For IBM PS/2 and RS/6000 MCA bus systems and related matters

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/CSIPH/about/

    Historically, and still current, the NewsGroup:
    https://groups.google.com/forum/?oldui=1#!forum/comp.sys.ibm.ps2.hardware
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    Some IBM/Lenovo "Recovery System" boot diskettes...

    Some IBM/Lenovo "Recovery System" boot diskettes or Recovery Partitions presume a pre-installed, possibly hidden, partition on the HD. A true Win95 Installation CD will only install Win95 (and its...
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