Monthly Archives: February 2015

Solaris 2.6, 7, and 8 Crashes on Pentium 4 and Later

A blog reader recently pointed to an interesting problem which affects older Solaris releases on certain systems. The symptoms (crash/reboot) may at first glance look like the previously described problem which affected Solaris 2.5.1 and 2.6, but both the cause and … Continue reading

Posted in Bugs, Debugging, Intel, Solaris | 2 Comments

Digressions

Here’s a little story illustrating the fundamental interconnectedness of all things that I wanted to share… 1) A while ago I started researching the technology of and history behind Yamaha’s OPL2 and OPL3 FM synths (just because I was curious). 2) Sometime … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | 5 Comments

ThinkPad 701 Restore Using CF Media

Thanks to a kind reader, the OS/2 Museum obtained a file archive of the ThinkPad 701 recovery CD. The 701C/701CS was also known as Butterfly thanks to its unique folding keyboard. The recovery tool appears to have been designed for … Continue reading

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