IDE doesn't suck!
THX1138 at dakotacom.net
Tue Aug 8 18:48:05 CDT 2006
> Roger Merchberger wrote:
>> Oh, and you're wrong. ;-) If you have a compact flash and/or hard
>> drive bigger than 82Meg, you can have 255 virtual floppies for RS-DOS,
>> and an OS-9 partition above that. [[ I keep my (slowly growing)
>> collection of RS-DOS kids games on drives 10-19. ;-) ]]
> What I really would have liked back then was a REAL 2 MHZ 6809
> machine. If BYTE and other magizines had pushed SWTP's and 6800/6809
> products where whould computing be today. I expect a real OS that worked.
> A real modular video-sound system and who knows what.
Yes, a 2MHz 6809 really could do a lot, relatively speaking.
It was always one of the higher priorities on the "wish list"
of video (arcade) game designers at the time (but it adds a
lot to the overall cost of a game, back then)
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