What to Do with a PS/2?

Todd Killingsworth killingsworth.todd at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 10:44:46 CST 2016

Ugh.  Find Warp (OS/2 v3 ) if you plan on playing with OS/2.  It had more
drivers included.
If you find IBM Visualage software, you'll get C/C++  and with enough
hunting - Smalltalk.
I always wanted to play with that, but couldn't justify the $$$$ needed.

Todd Killingsworth

On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:41 AM, Mark J. Blair <nf6x at nf6x.net> wrote:

> > On Jan 25, 2016, at 08:29, drlegendre . <drlegendre at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > If you're interested in a speed-up, I'm fairly sure a 486DX/2-66 should
> > drop-in for the current 33mhz CPU, without any additional changes.
> Doubles
> > your core speed and adds the math co-processor in one go.
> Cool. I didn't know that it would drop in like that.
> I found images of OS/2 installation disks on a possibly dodgy
> "abandonware" site. 2.0 installation crashed on the second disk. 2.1 made
> it all the way through the 20th disk, then hung at "Updating the system
> configuration" (but with mouse pointer still movable) and yielded a system
> that doesn't boot past the loading screen. The system passes its diagnostic
> tests, but maybe the scsi2sd is incompatible in some way, or maybe a
> different distribution is needed for this machine?
> --
> Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>
> http://www.nf6x.net/

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