186 (was: CompuGraphics Question)

From: Sellam Ismail <dastar_at_ncal.verio.com>
Date: Wed Aug 4 11:24:37 1999

On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, Hans Franke wrote:

> > The machines I worked on were dual-floppy based, 1 Meg RAM, 80186 for the
> > processor, and run a specialized program for typesetting. AFAIK, they
> > cannot run anything else... but it might be a fun project to see if you
> > could get them to do other things. Hope you're good with x86 assembly (and
> > maybe disassembly) as I do believe a part of the OS they used was on ROM.
> > How much was ROM and what was booted from Floppy, I couldn't tell you...
> 186 ? Interesting ... it seams that there are way more 186 beaste
> than I have asumed... This could be a collecting theme on their own.

Other 80186 computers include:

Mindset (1984)

Hmmm, I thought I had references to more in my notes. Guess not, but I
know there are at least a couple more notable ones.

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