PS/2 Model 70

From: Bill Pechter <>
Date: Fri Jan 4 09:33:53 2002

> I found a couple of 2MB PS/2 SIMMs that I had stashed away and
> put them in my PS/2 Model 70, so I now have 8MB of RAM. I haven't
> cracked the password on the Xenix386 installation, but thought from
> the discussion that OS/2 would be a better operating system to play
> with anyway. I have OS/2 2.1. Would that be a good choice? If so,
> is there a way to make floppies from the installation CD? I haven't
> messed with OS/2 for a long time.
> --
> Eric Dittman
> Check out the DEC Enthusiasts Club at

Yup you can make floppies from the install CD and os2 2.1.x was the
standard at IBM on their Model 70 and 80 boxes when I worked there.

They were going to Warp which really shines with more than 16mb of
memory if you're using networking.

At 12 my 486/66 was sluggish.


  d|i|g|i|t|a|l had it THEN.  Don't you wish you could still buy it now!|
Received on Fri Jan 04 2002 - 09:33:53 GMT

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