[fpc-pascal] MS DOS 8086 compiler?
syraxes at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 22:48:54 CEST 2013
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:37 PM, Nikolay Nikolov <
nickysn at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On 04/29/2013 12:49 PM, Michael Schnell wrote:
>> On 04/27/2013 02:11 PM, Bart wrote:
>>> On 4/27/13, Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Noticed that an 8086 branch was merged to fpc trunk. Is it time to get
>>>> out some 5.25" diskettes?
>>>>  Shame I dumped all the accompanying hardware long ago ;) Perhaps
>>>> break out DOSBOX ;)
>>> I think I still can dig out some 8" single sided single density
>> diskettes with 160 K or something.
> Actually, for me, the most convenient way to transfer data to and from a
> vintage PC is via an RS232 null modem cable. You can connect it to your
> modern PC directly - even if you don't have an RS232 port, there are cheap
> USB to RS232 converters available, if necessary, while there's no normal
> way to attach a 5.25 inch floppy to a modern PC.
Hmm... as far as know there should be no problem to use a 5.25 floppy with
a modern PC ? ... as long as the motherboard has the floppy connector and
you have a cable like this
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