[Coco] CoCo emulation on a Compaq Internet Appliance?
joef6809 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 22:25:43 EDT 2007
yea the BIOS in this thing is buggy as hell. I guess they never figured
anyone would be messing around with it. I got Keils EMU to come up fine. I
ran the Tandy COCO3 demo and Boink. It seems to run full speed but the
display isn't active matrix so the screen blurrs badly. I'm wondering if
theres a compatible active matrix screen that will work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger Taylor" <operator at coco3.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] CoCo emulation on a Compaq Internet Appliance?
> At 03:43 PM 10/28/2007, you wrote:
>>Hmm your right, For some reason I was focussed on getting Windows running.
>>I'll try the DOS Emulators and let you know.
>>I'm doing a restore at the momment as I blew away one of my Backup drives
>>while I was trying to get the CF card formatted.
>>Its amazing haw fast 80Gig of data can get dumped to the bit bucket.
> All of a sudden last night my BIOS refused to come up no matter how many
> times I tried. I think it might lock itself after so many entries, but
> it's just a guess. I had to take the case apart and short out the
> terminal to the chassis hole above it. I disabled one of the IDE settings
> and now a Drive C shows up and Drive A in the boot order list. Hmm.
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