help (re) booting xenix after cmos battery failure
brad at heeltoe.com
Wed Oct 1 20:24:17 CDT 2008
A friend of a friend has an old xenix machine; Compaq DeskPro 386
running Xenix. He shut if off after running for years and it won't
boot because the cmos battery is dead.
The disk is an ESDI drive attached to a Compaq ESDI/FLPY controller
(copyright 1989) ISA bus card.
He says can't see any way to enter a "setup" mode in the BIOS.
Anyone know how to fix this?
apparently it has his Alfa Romeo motor club data on it (so it's clearly
Anyone know if the xenix fs can be mounted on linux? (I doubt it, but
I thought I'd ask)
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