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by roadrash
Mon 19 Feb, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Linux, debian version please
Replies: 3
Views: 749

Linux, debian version please

Please could we have a debian .db installer as its a lot easier for everyone using Ubuntu & all the other Debian based distros. Not everyone knows how to compile.
by roadrash
Mon 15 Jan, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Urgent. Wanted Dell "System 200" keyboard controller firmware
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Urgent. Wanted Dell "System 200" keyboard controller firmware

I own a real Dell System 200 and recently the keyboard controller failed which causes a Gate A20 error and the machine becomes unusable. The controller on these is a processor that has a memory (eprom) section which contains firmware as well. I didn't know that these fail with age or I would have du...
by roadrash
Mon 15 Jan, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DELL System 200 (and others) HIMEM.SYS (MS-DOS 5.0+) GATE A20 ERROR
Replies: 37
Views: 3816

Re: DELL System 200 (and others) HIMEM.SYS (MS-DOS 5.0+) GATE A20 ERROR

It's possible (though unlikely) that I may still have the keyboard controller from the System 200 board I used to own. I won't be able to look for it until the new year though. If I do still have it I'm happy to let you have it. Oh wow if you could find it I would be ever so grateful. Its just been...
by roadrash
Fri 29 Dec, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: DELL System 200 (and others) HIMEM.SYS (MS-DOS 5.0+) GATE A20 ERROR
Replies: 37
Views: 3816

Re: DELL System 200 (and others) HIMEM.SYS (MS-DOS 5.0+) GATE A20 ERROR

I know this is a old thread buts its interesting that recently my "REAL" Dell system 200 started giving me this error whenever I turn it on. I am suspicious that it is the Keyboard controller chip which on these is a Intel D8742 which is more than just a controller its actually a small computer in a...