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Re: Full Retro

in Milliways
Kreshna Aryaguna Nurzaman wrote: I remember someone actually write a protocol to send IP packages using pigeon post, I kid you not. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1149 squiggly wrote: Full Hipster 😵

Re: 80s oem PC.

Thread: yes. Because hacking together a custom powersupply is cheap and easy today thanks to low noise dc-dc converters from china. As long as you know the voltages for each pin and supply enough current. It doesn't have to be perfect. I made my own ATX to AT adapter which worked alright. No reason …

Re: How about a MR-BIOS ROM file repository?

The only other chip I see in there is the 8042 keyboard controller. I don't have any ISA cards except for the VGA one--so no way to run software on it, otherwise I would compare the two methods. Could the BIOS be compressed? I see strings like "virus defense activated" "mr bios" and a list of the …

Re: How about a MR-BIOS ROM file repository?

No, as in I have not flashed what was read back into anything and tested. But there are readable strings in it so at least some of it looks correct. The board posts on what it had originally. Here's my photo from the thread showing a 28-pin parallel eeprom (like the model keropi mentioned): https:// …

Re: Windows 98 Resolution

in PC Emulation
Do you know why you want higher than 800x600? (If even that works for gaming in a VM) It's going to depend on each game, most of which from that time, the answer is no. You should know that resolution does not indicate surface size of the picture display (because you're talking about 4K with Win98). …

Re: Windows 98 Resolution

in PC Emulation
Win98 era games were played on 4:3 CRTs at 640x480 and 800x600. A VM may not perform well enough for this. The Windows desktop resolution is not going to set the game to that or indicate that the game will scale appropriately. Black bars would be normal on the sides. Some games support modding or …

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