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

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Tue Feb 3 19:50:51 2004

On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Bruce Lane 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 drive.
> 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?"

Bruce, I have attached a file AST-6PAK.ZIP - which the rest of the
folks won't see - that contains text and ascii drawings of the
boards, and tables of switch settings. Hope it is useful to you.

                                                - don
Received on Tue Feb 03 2004 - 19:50:51 GMT

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