IBM PC 5150 with no drives?

From: Frank McConnell <>
Date: Sun Mar 14 17:15:02 1999

"Fred Cisin (XenoSoft)" <> wrote:
> IBM's braindead decision to have 5 (instead of 8) expansion slots meant
> that aftermarket "multifunction" cards became quite popular. MANY of
> them advertised SIX functions; after memory, serial, parallel, and
> joystick, how many people remember what purported to be the other two
> functions?

#5 was the battery-backed-up real-time clock, and I have this vague
recollection that #6 was something not directly on the card but
software which used the card, something like a RAMdisk driver.

-Frank McConnell
Received on Sun Mar 14 1999 - 17:15:02 GMT

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