8-bit video cards in new systems?

From: Max Eskin <maxeskin_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Sun Jul 5 18:54:06 1998

I would be surprised if it doesn't have MDA or CGA card type. I haven't
seen one that doesn't. All Phoenix and Award BIOSes do for sure. I'm not
certain about custom BIOSes which are becoming very abundant these days.

>I would hope modern BIOSes would include the drivers for MDA and CGA
>cards, since they were part of the IBM BIOS. A machine that doesn't
>claim to be IBM compatible IMHO. On the other hand, having found so
>old features are missing from modern machines, I'd not bet on it.
>> -Eric

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Received on Sun Jul 05 1998 - 18:54:06 BST

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