SWTPc S/09 is alive

From: Eric Chomko <chomko_at_greenbelt.com>
Date: Sat Jun 23 18:23:49 2001

Jeff Hellige wrote:

> Thanks to Eric Chomko and MIchael Holley my SWTPc S/09 is now
> back up and running. I took the S/09 and all it's documentation over
> to Eric's and we put it on his workbench next to his 69/K and spent
> the afternoon working on them. I think it's safe to say that we both
> learned a thing or two.

No doubt about that! I'm still puzzled about my system, however. We
snapped pictures too. :(

> We also set up a 5-1/4" floppy drive for it using his SSB
> DCB-4A disk controller, in place of my DMFA2 controller. We were
> able to boot the SSB DOS without a problem. Since it's known that
> the drive works well with the DCB-4A, and we already have the Smoke
> Signal Broadcasting DOS, does anyone have a SSB DCB-4 or DCB-4A
> they'd be willing to part with? Unfortunately, I had to give his
> back <g>

Yes, I made him give it back as I was green with envy. Now I gotta get
my system working properly.

Yeah we may be that lone bastion of SSB DOS on the planet, as most folks
have gone FLEX. But hell, SSB DOS is the one I learned and have lots of
SW about.

Anyway, thanks, Jeff, for a day of fun.


> Jeff
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