IBM PC/XT Clone and 1.44MB FDD

From: Hassan Shaikh <>
Date: Wed Mar 24 02:21:23 2004


I've got a generic PC/XT 8088 clone (contains NEC processor) with no HDD
and two 5.25" FDD. Needless to say that the media as well as the O/S (M$
DOS) is not available in my local market. I was wondering if it's
possible to:

(1) Install a 3.5" 1.44MB FDD in it.
(2) Acquire FREEDOS and boot the machine
(3) Use some sort of DOS terminal program to connect to a Linux machine

Appreciate any help and guidance.


Received on Wed Mar 24 2004 - 02:21:23 GMT

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