[vcf-midatlantic] PC needed for VCFed BBS
joprysko1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 19:19:38 EDT 2017
Well, the sooner I get the machine, the sooner I can get the BBS up and
running for the museum. Once that's up and running stable, I will work on
setting up the external connections. As for the ram for the machine, the
MajorBBS software uses the Phar-Lap Extender, so the more memory it has,
the better it will run, especially for when it's connected to the "outside"
On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 7:14 PM, Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On 04/26/2017 06:18 PM, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> This computer has TWO slots for cards. One has a sound card in it, the
>> other is empty.
>> So if you want a DOS Ethernet connection, you'll need to find a NIC that
>> works with DOS,
>> and populate that second slot.
>> If you need more than the two on-motherboard serial ports, you'll need to
>> remove the sound
>> card and put a serial card in there.
>> The riser board that has the "slots" has to PCI connectors, plus one of
>> slots also has an
>> ISA expansion connector, so it can "swing both ways".
> I have at least 2 ISA NICs from the DOS era.I have no use for them.
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