April 29, 2007

Under Construction

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jim @ 2:57 pm

Yes, the place is looking a bit strange, I know. Craig, the guy who has graciously kept this blog up and running for years, has opened the hood to update some of the engine parts.

That is all.

Say what?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jim @ 8:24 am

Rube, my globe-wandering buddy, writes:

Without the fallback of a DOS prompt, you had to have a second, fully-functional machine to do things like edit the CONFIG.SYS on the installation floppies to make sure your DASD drivers were loading. And most of the drivers were written so that, if they encountered an error while loading, they’d bork the whole boot process, just to be on the safe side.


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