Compaq SLT/286

Dave Brown tractorb at ihug.co.nz
Tue Aug 23 00:05:51 CDT 2005


If you can give me any more info to positively ID the specific FDD I 
might try to find it- The stash it may be in (not mine-but I have 
access) is several hundred floppys-hence the better it can be 
identified, the faster and more likely I am to spot it.
 DaveB, NZ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Vohs" <netsurfer_x1 at fastmailbox.net>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" 
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Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 7:01 AM
Subject: Re: Compaq SLT/286


> Hey Ethan, do you have a copy of the Diagnostic disk? I just 
> recently
> got one of these old gems & am trying to get it back up and running
> again.
>
>
> On Sat, 20 Aug 2005 23:15:08 -0400, "Ethan Dicks"
> <ethan.dicks at gmail.com> said:
>> I have one of these - very nice.  For those that don't remember, I
>> have a NIC in one ISA slot of the dock, and a proprietary parallel
>> card attached to a device programmer in the other slot.  I use 
>> Kermit
>> and a packet driver to get device files in and out.  The only 
>> problems
>> I've had with mine were a) dead battery in the Dallas clock chip 
>> (not
>> a "regular" BIOS battery, but not a unique arrangement), and b) a
>> missing battery and missing power brick, so it only works attached 
>> to
>> the dock.
>>
>> As a small 286, though, it's a nice package.  Someone (else) should 
>> jump
>> on it!
>>
>> -ethan
>>
>
>
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