[vcf-midatlantic] PC needed for VCFed BBS

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 13:34:39 EDT 2017


Good point. I have a $20 Gotek that would probably do the job

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:30 PM, Alan Hightower via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

>
>
> FreeDOS.
>
> I also recommend keeping a cheap floppy emulator (via SD card) around
> just for boot-strapping systems.
>
> -Alan
>
> On 2017-04-26 12:12, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>
> > Anyone know of a DOS 6.22 image that installs from a CDROM?
> >
> > This would obviously boot into something else, like linux, and then
> install
> > DOS.
> >
> > Otherwise, it's a real pagent for me to make dos diskettes and install
> them
> > to this
> > pizza box. Right now is't booting WinXP, but has a password on it that I
> > don't know,
> > so to use the WinXP install to make floppies, I'd have to use a Linux
> > password fixer disk
> > first. Or install linux on the thing, and use *that* to make floppies.
> > Stupid, right?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Bill Dudley
> >
> > This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:53 AM, Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >
> > Agreed!
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:38 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >
> > Thank you Jameel and Degnan. Sounds like Bill Dudley's system is the best
> > choice for us.
>
>



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