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From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Sep 22 23:21:14 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, William Donzelli wrote:

> In the old days of the XT and CGA, what text modes were supported?
> I have a Wyse PC+ - an oddball XT class machine - that could run DOS in
> several weird text modes (96 and 132 column, I think). I remember using it
> this way for some stuff, but often certain programs would barf (Norton
> Commander being one of them).
> Were these modes standard?
> I still have the PC+, and I doubt I will ever get rid of it for some
> reason. It is a pretty weird machine, and I don't think many were made.

I think I've got one. Or at least, I've got a weirdish Wyse PC. The
processor is on an ISA card that also has the keyboard connector, which is
a modular phone plug type. Weird.

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