How the Mac was born... supposedly...

From: Eric J Korpela <>
Date: Tue Jan 18 18:04:03 2005

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 11:58:01 -0800, Mark Davidson <> wrote:
> At one point, there was a web site (in Europe, I believe) that had a
> complete archive of the Coherent distribution. Unfortunately, Coherent
> has very few drivers and those that exist don't play well with modern
> hardware. For example, Coherent's disk utility for setting up file
> systems absolutely has problems with drives of any reasonable size
> today (I had problems getting it to work with an 8 GB IDE drive, for
> example).

The question is, does anyone have a copy of the original (8086)
version of Coherent. The closest I've seen is the 286 version. Did
the 8086 version really exist, or was it just vaporware?

Received on Tue Jan 18 2005 - 18:04:03 GMT

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