Yay, now I need some Osborne boot media!

Mike Stein mhs.stein at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 11:50:26 CST 2014

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Subject: Re: Yay, now I need some Osborne boot media!

> Now come to think, I do have both an original IBM PC and an XT. The PC has
> dual 5.25" drives, the XT a single 5.25 + HDD. One of those is bound to be
> the correct h/w format, right? What we want here is 360K physical, right?
> It still leaves a chicken-and-egg problem, as neither of those machines
> have any outward connectivity,
No serial or parallel ports? Definitely a 'must have' ;-)

... nor do I have any media with something like Laplink or an ISA NE2000 
driver sitting around.
A null-modem cable is your medium... another 'must have' ;-)


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