ISA-PCI Conversion possible? (About MS's PC 98 Specs)

From: Kip Crosby <>
Date: Sat Apr 4 20:05:27 1998

At 16:46 4/4/98 +0100, you wrote:
>> the old ISA cards I've collected, I just got an AWE 64, and my scanner and
>> PCMCIA cards are ISA-based. So, is it possible to make a device that will
>> make an ISA card fit into a PCI socket? Is anyone making them?

No point. Software developers who write to the PC98 spec are not required
to provide ISA support. As far as Microsoft is concerned, as soon as PC98
hardware fills the channel, ISA is as dead as S-100.

(Before people start throwing things, I am NOT implying I agree with this.)

Kip Crosby
Computer History Association of California
Received on Sat Apr 04 1998 - 20:05:27 BST

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