microcoding a PC into a PDP-11 (was: RE: Classic Computers vs. Classic Computing)

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Fri Sep 14 19:19:32 2001

On Fri, 14 Sep 2001, Pete Turnbull wrote:
> > But I'm not sure how much ROM space is available on modern PC mainboards.
> Does it matter very much? There's at least 64K bytes for the BIOS ROM and
> often twice that or more. Besides, that's why I suggested a SIMM or DIMM.

Who needs modern?
The 5150 has 48K of ROM space (8K BIOS, 32K BASIC, 8K for overflow in case
Microsoft didn't get the BASIC into 32K)
Received on Fri Sep 14 2001 - 19:19:32 BST

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