old date plz

From: blacklord <blacklord_at_telstra.com>
Date: Tue Jun 5 19:41:59 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell)
Date: Saturday, June 2, 2001 3:20 am
Subject: Re: old date plz

> AFAIK, there was never an internal hard disk for the PPC640 series
> --
> there's no obvious way to add one, anyway (no internal bus
> connectors for
> the controller). So without a boot disk it's not going to do very
> much.
> Have you tried making an MS-DOS 3.3 boot disk (720K, 3.5") and
> booting
> from that? My Amstrad PPC (640K, 2 floppies) boots fine from such
> a disk

Actually, when I was working for a company in Sydney (when the PPC512's
& PPC640's came out), we did manage to interface a drive to 'em, it's a
*very* tight squeeze, but you can fit them in.


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