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    Dr. Dobb's Journal - Scanned Covers?

    I encountered Dr. Dobb's Journal in late 1990/early 1991 and remember it fondly.

    I noted a few archives of Byte Magazine covers on the web and I am wondering if there is a similar archive of Dr....
  2. Update: There has been interest for some of...

    Update:

    There has been interest for some of the items.

    However, most items appear to be of no interest and I am tempted to shorten the timeline for completion of rationalization.

    I am...
  3. Seeking expression of interest - XT to PIII Class Systems and Peripherals

    OK - After years of indecision and lack of spare time to complete wishful projects, it is now time to deal with the accumulated stuff.

    Some was intercepted on the road to e-recycling. Some was...
  4. Sorry - I never checked for a reply to this post...

    Sorry - I never checked for a reply to this post past June 2016.

    I may still have one. These were for 386SX-Plasma Display systems. Quite heavy.

    Let me know if still interested and I'll go on a...
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    For me, it is mostly a hobby. Of course, there...

    For me, it is mostly a hobby.

    Of course, there are the sentimentally meaningful systems - my first personal computer (XT-class MS-DOS; with some upgrades and with boxes), our first family computer...
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    Wish list items

    Hello all,

    It's been a long time since I have visited these forums - remembering my password was a bit tricky!

    I have a number of vintage projects started a long time ago and I have to assess...
  7. Early Lapt Docking Stations (Two of Them - NEC Ultralite)

    Greetings,

    I had intercepted two (2) docking stations which I presume were for NEC Ultralite as it is what is shown on the box containing them. This was for a project now long abandoned (using...
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    DEC Celebris 6200/GL Single vs. Dual

    This is about a Pentium PRO system and thus may/may not belong in this category.

    I have a DEC Celebris 6200/GL Low-Profile Desktop system which works sufficiently well to boot and install BeOS R5....
  9. Inmos Transputer - TRAMs and Boards (Not Mines)

    Inmos had developed the "Transputer" concept back in the 1980s and the name conveys the whole signification of the concept - building a powerfull computer using "in-expensive" commodity parts linked...
  10. Thread: BeOS

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    Yep, burning bootable BeOS CDs from a non-BeOS...

    Yep, burning bootable BeOS CDs from a non-BeOS based system can be tricky due to the combination of the 1.44 Mb emulated boot floppy image and the BFS image. Exploring a BeOS CD from Windows leads...
  11. Vintage Acorn Atom computer - Boxed on eBay.uk!!!

    Passing this one on to those who may be interested and have the pockets deep enough for it (and worldwide shipping).

    Rare to see one of these in what appears to be an excellent condition and also...
  12. DEC PDP 11/34 Rack System with RK05 Drives on eBay (Not Mine)

    Passing this one on for those who may be interested.

    Less then 24 hours to go at the time of this posting.

    DEC PDP 11/34 Rack System with RK05 Drives
    Seller: phrz ( 473)
    Ending: March 28th,...
  13. EZ-Drive modifed IDE Hard-Drive - Default HD Parameters

    Helllo all,

    I have a 486 for which I had set-up a larger than 512 Mb IDE hard-drive using EZ-Drive.

    The CMOS battery has been exhausted and the sticky note on which the default parameters...
  14. Have you tried some of the older Acorn emulator...

    Have you tried some of the older Acorn emulator websites?

    For example Armphetamine and Red Skirrel (the shareware predecessor to the commercial Virtual A5000)? They likely have instructions on...
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    Nothing wrong at all with AIX. These systems...

    Nothing wrong at all with AIX.

    These systems are within reasonable driving distance. As I'm curious, I might think of getting one in the very remote hope of a successfull quest for a copy of OS/2...
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    I collected these links some time ago. No...

    I collected these links some time ago.

    No account was needed for the Cosmic Computing site back then where the "phil/pdp10" page resides. Maybe by using the Internet Archives it could be possible...
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    Interesting about ENHDISK.SYS and it's use was...

    Interesting about ENHDISK.SYS and it's use was apparently not limited to Compaq DOS 3.31 from the followng (from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/80890):

    "Compaq technical support has confirmed...
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    Does anybody know if the mythical OS/2 PowerPC...

    Does anybody know if the mythical OS/2 PowerPC Edition might run on one of these?
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    Try of the following: ...

    Try of the following:

    http://www.bitsavers.org/simh.trailing-edge.com/help.html

    http://www.ultimate.com/phil/pdp10/

    ftp://ftp.ultimate.com/pdp10/its-install

    The last one has a couple of...
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    muMATH-83 (MS-DOS)

    As probably many of you, I lack focus and get involved into too many things.

    Through one of these e-relationships, I have been made aware of an inquiry for an archive copy of muMATH-83 and related...
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    Just curious. Has anybody attempted to...

    Just curious.

    Has anybody attempted to document what are the differences between both versions (3.30 vs. 3.31) from Compaq? There may be some historic interest in knowing what Compaq did to...
  22. A few words should be made about the topic of...

    A few words should be made about the topic of Interactive Fiction (IF) in general and Infocom (best known for the Zork series of games and the infamous Cornerstone database program). This type of...
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    Any further thoughts about those too far away to driver there?

    A bit surprised it got canceled.

    Mind you, it's hard to know how well advertised it was and how strong is the vintage computer community in that area.

    It seems that vintage computer enthusiasts...
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    I always feel I'm not in the right place for good finds!

    Wow!

    I have explored their web site and they seem to have sold previously items on eBay - maybe the items not sold on December 6th might have a suspended dismantling by being offerred on eBay? ...
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    BASIC and APL capabilities and this explain the...

    BASIC and APL capabilities and this explain the strange characters on the keyboard. Now, where did I put my APL Programming book and my notes from that crazy statistics course taken so long ago?
    ...
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