Re: [midatlanticretro] Something cool for our club museum
- that's good news. those old IBM's are tanks and even when left in the rain
can be revived. I don't have the original 5155 diagnostic or the DOS, but I
assume it's 2.1 and will bring a box of boot disks, etc.
In a message dated 8/10/2005 2:26:32 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Exactamundo! I was just about to email saying that was the problem. Openedlife.
> it and immediately noticed that one of the power connectors got knocked
> loose during transit. Pushed it down, powered it up, and it roared to
> Alas, the boot disk is kaput, but the computer is quite alive.
> LOL -- the keyboard and enclosure EACH weigh more than a modern laptop --
> nevermind the additional 20-ish pounds for the computer.
> Bill/Kelly -- maybe bring a fresh book disk? Along with Kelly's extra
> manual, we can teach the public (and me!) about this dinosaur.