Monthly Archives: March 2020

Linux 2.4 APIC Hang

The other day I set out to install SuSE Linux 7.3 (Linux 2.4.10 kernel) in a virtual machine, primarily with the goal of evaluating if the included MARS_NWE NetWare emulator is any good. But I couldn’t get anywhere–the boot floppy … Continue reading

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OS/2 1.3 on a “Large” Disk

In response to a reader question, I started wondering how difficult it actually is to install OS/2 1.3 on a “big” hard disk, where “big” is defined as more than about 500 MB. In an attempt to reduce the number … Continue reading

Posted in BusLogic, OS/2, PC history, Storage | 16 Comments