5221Re: [midatlanticretro] IBM PC and XT IS vintage (was: Debatably OT: Home needed for a IBM XT Clone)
- Apr 1, 2007Evan Koblentz wrote:
> Right ... Tim, I did laugh out loud at your comment, but Bill's correctThough I agree about windoze on any machine :-) , that rule would leave me
> -- context beats age.
> But having said that, (almost) anything 286 and newer ain't welcome here.
out then. OS/2 only ran on 286 or better machines and a very limited
subset of PowerPC machines. Not all 286/386/486 machines were in the same
league. IBM's PS/2 line with MCA bus was a marvel of technology for the
time and still has a loyal following and is actively collected. Both
PS/2's and OS/2 have unfortunately met their end of life.
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