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  1. Seems like a very conservative projection since...

    Seems like a very conservative projection since most of it was managed in only a little over 5 years. I mean the planned system with AI running at 250 MHz has a real world counterpart of a Pentium II...
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    I would have posted a non-X86 CPU except most are...

    I would have posted a non-X86 CPU except most are overhyped instead of underrated.
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    If IBM was going to produce a $10,000 system in...

    If IBM was going to produce a $10,000 system in 1981, it would have an IBM designed CPU.
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    80286-16. $80 versus $200 for the 80386SX-16....

    80286-16. $80 versus $200 for the 80386SX-16. Best performance on a budget in the early 90s.
  5. Page 341 of TP3 has a generic read character loop...

    Page 341 of TP3 has a generic read character loop designed to handle the multi-char escapes for function keys but also handles all other characters. Basically, loop with Keypressed and then do a...
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    There was a Japanese modem sold through the IBM...

    There was a Japanese modem sold through the IBM PS Club user group in a look similar to the JX. http://msibata.org/ibmpc/ibmjx2.html Run it through your favorite translator.
  7. Sticky: There were a few Pentium motherboards with VLB...

    There were a few Pentium motherboards with VLB slots but no PCI slots. Those were for Socket 4. Need to count the pins for both sockets. It is difficult to tell the difference between Sockets 2, 3,...
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    DR-DOS supports the 69h test so there may been...

    DR-DOS supports the 69h test so there may been something that created those disks in the wild. Only a few people who were Microsoft employees at the time have a chance of either remembering the why...
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    Those are the type of questions that could only...

    Those are the type of questions that could only be accurately answered by setting up a conference calls with engineers at the motherboard vendor and at the memory manufacturer. It delves deep into...
  10. https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/turb...

    https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/turbo-pascal-version-10--the-turbo-pascal-release-dates-39142 gives an idea. Embarcadero leaves out the addition of Turtle Graphics to the TP3 set. The...
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    I have thought that the 69h floppies would have...

    I have thought that the 69h floppies would have been available in a short lived internal version at either MS or IBM caused by someone misreading the documentation. Obviously, it would be discarded...
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    I pointed to the wrong website for the emulator....

    I pointed to the wrong website for the emulator. https://norbertkehrer.github.io/ibm5110_js.html is a JavaScript implementation with enough information to get one started.
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    The Tandy 600 does nothing with interrupts below...

    The Tandy 600 does nothing with interrupts below 40h. 40h to 4Fh were used by the HHOS while INT 50+ was for hardware use with a large number of skipped INTs. The work on HHOS started early enough...
  14. Or memory related. Any programs that were...

    Or memory related. Any programs that were EXEPACKed would fail if there is too much memory free. DOS 5 has LOADFIX to solve the problem; all LOADFIX does is consume enough memory so EXEPACKed...
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    Check out...

    Check out http://computermuseum.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/dev_en/ibm_5110/technik/en/5110.html which is perhaps the best source of information for it. If you have the BASIC in ROM, you have all you...
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    Not just the Tandy 600. The Zenith ZP150 from...

    Not just the Tandy 600. The Zenith ZP150 from 1984 is a more expensive version of a similar machine. And there may have been some Oki prototypes predating that. It would seem the idea of a MS-DOS...
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    Wikipedia lists a mere 10 operating systems with...

    Wikipedia lists a mere 10 operating systems with DOS in the name for the "Disk Operating System" topic. That excludes Data General's RDOS, half a dozen CP/M variations with the letters DOS in the...
  18. MEM /C would list what is loaded in memory. I...

    MEM /C would list what is loaded in memory. I think you have plenty of free memory based on what is listed. You might be hitting the opposite problem; some programs had difficulty if DOS used less...
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    PSP:50h Besides Xenix, HandHeld DOS might be the...

    PSP:50h Besides Xenix, HandHeld DOS might be the other possible target of a portable system call. HHDOS differs from MS-DOS by using INT 42h for the interface. I haven't seen any shared code...
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    OpenDOS (DRDROS 7) lists support for PSP:50h.

    OpenDOS (DRDROS 7) lists support for PSP:50h.
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    IBM designed the Multistation (5550) before the...

    IBM designed the Multistation (5550) before the PC-98. The specifications were similar except IBM included much better displays at a much higher price. The JX looks like a quick design to provide a...
  22. Something is wrong with your setup. Commander...

    Something is wrong with your setup. Commander Keen 5 lists required RAM as 565K so a 2MB system should have no problem with any of the earlier DOS CK releases. What is the amount of free RAM?
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    One thing about the JX that should be more...

    One thing about the JX that should be more prominently displayed is the software packaging as seen in the Museums Victoria. It looks like a cassette tape case except much larger. Something very...
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    EMS isn't completely useless on a 386 but the...

    EMS isn't completely useless on a 386 but the value is limited. You would need to disable EMM386 to use the other EMS. Giving up control of the memory would prevent many 386 features from running so...
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    I have no idea if the previous poster thinks a...

    I have no idea if the previous poster thinks a partition can be filled but the online collections of 5150 compatible software would exceed 2 GB when decompressed and that is only for the part of the...
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