Northstar Horizon

From: Richard Erlacher <>
Date: Tue Nov 2 13:35:40 1999

That was my point, exactly. One shouldn't have to hack a new machine in
order to make it what one wants. That's doubly true when you can buy what
you want for less and not have to hack it.


-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Smith <>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Tuesday, November 02, 1999 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: Northstar Horizon

>Allison wrote:
>> My solution was far more reasonable. Map it <VDM1> at 4000h and set a bit
>> to enable it (small hack). That way it used no TPA space and was still
>> faster than using a TTY. I later set up one of the NS* controllers that
>> way for a full 64k space. Of course I had to write my own drivers but it
>> was pretty trivial.
>And hack the RAM board to be disabled when the VDM1 is enabled?
Received on Tue Nov 02 1999 - 13:35:40 GMT

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