Subject: Re: National Instruments GPIB support?
To: Olaf Seibert <email@example.com>
From: Diana <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/07/1998 18:56:39
I shouldn't even do this BUT
This was the first "portable" system. It had a miniature CRT and a
IEEE-488 bus connector coming off the front. That's where the hard
drive was "supposed" to connect. It ran CPM, I think it was Z80 based.
On Sat, 8 Aug 1998, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> Ohh! This finally opens the way for PetBSD!
> > Shelby Noonan
> Note for the humour impaired: the PET used to be a very popular lab
> machine because it has a GPIB bus built-in. With its 8K of RAM and 1 MHz
> 6502 microprocessor, and let's not forget the first extended BASIC in
> ROM, it was a nicely advanced machine for 1977. I still have a few
> ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert D787B44DFC896063 4CBB95A5BD1DAA96