[Chugalug] OT: kill me please

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 17:45:56 UTC 2013

I'm not sure if you're being serious or joking, but would NetBSD not be
sufficient to do what you're trying to do? It would be a lot lighter on a
386, and probably supports the controller in question.

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> I'll be setting up a 386 soon...   its about the pc I have that has an ISA
> slot, which I need for that ESDI controller card I bought off of ebay a few
> weeks ago...    in some vain hope that I can transfer the os that's on the
> esdi drive to an image file, then write that image file to a scsi drive.
> probably won't work but what the hell.
> the recent discussions about linux dropping 386 support had me scared for
> almost 30 whole seconds.
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> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
>> And we keep a WinXP laptop with some strange things on it for the same
>> reason... and an old Dell desktop, also running XP.
> Up until a  couple of years ago I kept a 486 running Win3.11 just to
> support a custom ISA data acquisition card.
> Jeff.
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