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Re: Resurrecting an old IBM Valuepoint 486 machine. How can I get it to contribute to World Community Grid?

I have no experience with that particular distributed computer client but unless it’s designed for older systems I’d bet workloads would take longer than a week and timeout. I remember running SETI@Home on a Pentium3 in the 2006/2007 timeframe and I think those workloads took about a week.

Re: VGA programming (no-pc-bios)

I have no experience with any of this, but I was thinking if I wanted to attempt something similar would probably take a look at some of the free open source BIOS replacements like: https://www.coreboot.org/ I’d look for the sections of code that initialize the video bios and copy the video rom to …

Re: DosBox Distro - A LiveUSB made simple

You can try, you will need to ‘unlock’ DosBox Distro by: Placing this file: http://tinycorelinux.net/9.x/x86/tcz/flwm_topside.tcz in: sdb1/tce/optional (Might not be 'sdb1', that was the internal storage on the thin clients I use) Once the window manager is restored you will be able to alt-tab from …

Re: Rant: please stop linking to "Stason .org" for Total Hardware 1999 (TH99) pages

I’ve posted Stason.org links and used it as a reference personally. Here’s the amusing thing after seeing this thread- I had no idea about the site pushing Ads about alternative medicine. Either the Adblock plugins are doing their job or subconsciously I filter them due to a decades of web surfing …

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