Any word on OS/2 for PDP-11?
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Tue Feb 5 15:10:10 CST 2008
On Tuesday 05 February 2008 15:52, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> versions that are on wheels) isn't a luggable, but a rainbow is. The
> DEC Rainbow I've got at home is bigger than a VAXstation 3100, and
> unlike the Osborne 1 and Exec that I've got, does not have a built-in
> monitor, or detachable/attachable keyboard. Or, do you mean a form
> factor that's not similar to the Osborne 1?
You have Osbornes too? Does your O-1 have the DD and screen-pac upgrades? I
saw a lot of those machines, there being a local club and me having my shop
in the building of the dealer who was selling them. I liked the exec pretty
much, excepting the single-sided drives, but never cared for the O-1 as
much, mostly because of that 52-column screen.
Remembering how after installing the screen-pac upgrade for folks I could
actually read those characters when it was set to 104 columns...! Not
something I think I could do these days, though they do have a pretty sharp
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