I have no willpower... I need drivers, too.

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Tue Feb 3 18:46:18 2004

Hi Bruce,

   I used to have a Six Pack a LONG time ago and IIRC there wheren't
"drivers" for it but it did have some utility programs. There was a RAM
disk program, pair of utilites to set the real time clock and to read it
and set the software clock, and a print buffer program. There were probably
more but that's the ones that I remember. I don't know if I still have the
programs but I'll look.


At 04:24 PM 2/3/04 -0800, you wrote:
> I thought for sure I'd left my computer collecting days far behind when
my interest in amateur radio re-flared a few years back. Then I came across
one heck of a piece of history that I could not resist.
> Specifically: An original Compaq 'Luggable.' Green-screen, 8-bit
motherboard, two full-height 360K FDD's, the works. Found at a local thrift
store, in pretty good shape (if a bit dirty) and still functional, for the
stunning price of $18 with tax.
> <sigh> I couldn't say no. The sight of the thing sitting on the floor,
gathering dust and negligent kicks from other customers, was too much. God
only knows what I'm going to do with it... Although I do have a nice IBM
8-bit MFM drive controller I'm going to stick in there, along with a hard
> BTW, the thing had a fully-loaded AST SixPack Plus board in it. If this
requires any drivers to work, I would appreciate knowing about it (and
knowing where to find said drivers).
> Thanks much.
>Bruce Lane, Owner & Head Hardware Heavy,
>Blue Feather Technologies -- http://www.bluefeathertech.com
>kyrrin (at) bluefeathertech do/t c=o=m
>"If Salvador Dali had owned a computer, would it have been equipped with
surreal ports?"
Received on Tue Feb 03 2004 - 18:46:18 GMT

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