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  1. I do have an external 3.5" FDD (mini-Centronics...

    I do have an external 3.5" FDD (mini-Centronics 26-way connector) which I believe is the one from when I had a series of TP760(ED,XD)s, upgraded to the max., but long since scrapped. My lowliest is...
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    PC-DOS 6.1 and later had versions of the Central...

    PC-DOS 6.1 and later had versions of the Central Point PC Tools utilities included, which incorporated another facility. I'm not sure of the details.
  3. Strictly speaking it's more a case of the...

    Strictly speaking it's more a case of the developing CD standards of the time. CD-R and CD-RW discs are often "invisible" to early firmware levels. The same goes for "bootable" CDs to the El Torito...
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    As I remember it (and that's fairly unreliable)...

    As I remember it (and that's fairly unreliable) the "current FAT" has the deleted clusters marked as unused, but the "other/backup FAT" may still have the cluster chains until the next FAT switch, so...
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    Oh really? Not with memory beyond the 64MB line?...

    Oh really? Not with memory beyond the 64MB line? Just one of M$'s known errors in handling PS/2s?

    You'll be asking for even more trouble with Win95/98/98SE if you adopt that approach before...
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    No EMM386.EXE? Running SMARTDRV with Extended...

    No EMM386.EXE?
    Running SMARTDRV with Extended Memory and default size?
    NET START only establishes the DOS networking (NETBIOS) environment.
    (find your PROTMAN.INI file and list it)
    Use NET HELP...
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    Microsoft DOS and PS/2s are a *bad* combination,...

    Microsoft DOS and PS/2s are a *bad* combination, due to M$'s repeated failures to handle them correctly, especially after the split in co-operation and repeated anti-trust activities. Convert to...
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    It's listed in both the Model 30 and Model 25...

    It's listed in both the Model 30 and Model 25 ALETs:
    https://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/9/897/ENUS189-049/index.html&request_locale=eno
    Personal System/2...
  9. PS/2 MCA bus 3Com 3C529-TP EtherLink III 10BaseT

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/ETHERLINK-III-MICRO-CHANNEL-MCA-CARD/124170740524

    No affiliation.
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    https://www.cheappcupgrade.com/76h0888.html If...

    https://www.cheappcupgrade.com/76h0888.html
    If you just want a black PS/2 (mini-DIN6) keyboard
    https://www.cheappcupgrade.com/31p7493.html

    Specific P/Ns aren't helpful, as they're too numerous.
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    1) you need a Cisco account to login before...

    1) you need a Cisco account to login before download works.
    2) https://software.cisco.com/download/home/277410767/type/280775081/os/Windows%2098/release/1.2
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    Just a random thought, PS/2 Server 85s may have...

    Just a random thought, PS/2 Server 85s may have the "case intrusion" LogicLock switches which might have disabled the system.
    http://ps-2.kev009.com/ohlandl/9585/9585_DX_Planar.html
    See the...
  13. It seems to have been a predecessor to the IBM PC...

    It seems to have been a predecessor to the IBM PC Network (Broadband) cards (CSMA/CA vs CSMA/CD and 375Kbps vs 2Mbps). Maybe there is some IBM Networking software, but I'm not sure which would cater...
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    Google Search for tpvol1.pdf Usually holding F1...

    Google Search for tpvol1.pdf
    Usually holding F1 at power-on enters BIOS Setup on IBM Personal System whatevers (and ThinkPads).
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    Google Search for tpvol1.pdf

    Google Search for tpvol1.pdf
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    For the fashion conscious user? :D

    For the fashion conscious user? :D
  17. Aha, a little light reading for you, plus...

    Aha, a little light reading for you, plus utilities to "tune" its register configuration at AUTOEXEC.BAT/STARTUP.CMD time:
    https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=71401
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    Have you seen this page?...

    Have you seen this page?
    https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/wireless/wlan_adapter/350_cb20a/user/windows/1-1/configuration/guide/incfg6/win5_ch3.html

    and this:...
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    My Toshiba Satellite Pro 480CDT has the Yamaha...

    My Toshiba Satellite Pro 480CDT has the Yamaha OPL3-SA(x) drivers. Maybe your system sports one of that same family of chips?
    See:
    http://device.yamaha.com/en/lsi/download/win2kme.html

    FWIW,...
  20. Best of luck with that. It took me decades to...

    Best of luck with that. It took me decades to assemble an Ultimedia Server 77 (a non-IBM specification before you ask). I might be prepared to ship a floor stand once you have a compatible system...
  21. Someone has developed a card-edge to standard...

    Someone has developed a card-edge to standard 3.5" diskette drive adapter:
    https://twitter.com/TubeTimeUS/status/1241502671929896960
    plug it in and run a very short 34-pin female-female cable to...
  22. I've run a variety of both IBM and Cyrix 5x86s...

    I've run a variety of both IBM and Cyrix 5x86s and AMD -ADW and -ADZ PGA CPUs in a PowerLeap interposer and heatsink with fan package, as well as Gainbery and Evergreen SMT AMD486DX5 CPU upgrades in...
  23. As Louis said, the SCSI drive needs an inline or...

    As Louis said, the SCSI drive needs an inline or end-of-cable terminator, and should be set to Id. 6 for a PS/2 system's only drive. 1004MB is less than the old SCSI BIOS limitation of 1024MB, so you...
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    I don't come by here that frequently, check:...

    I don't come by here that frequently, check:
    http://ps-2.kev009.com/ohlandl/
    or:
    https://www.ardent-tool.com/

    but my first quick suggestions would be:
    1) Do you have a matched pair of 70ns,...
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    PS/2s often do ROM shadowing, so Installed Memory...

    PS/2s often do ROM shadowing, so Installed Memory minus 128KB often is a result. I've no experience with the Model 30 or 30-286, but I could well imagine this becomes 640KB minus 64KB, below the 1MB...
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