[Coco] Compaq IA-1 CoCo 3 emulator photos
diegoba at adinet.com.uy
Mon Apr 14 18:37:38 EDT 2008
You might be able to work with this one:
I used it for a while on a 486/40 w/ 8 MB and a small HD.
They can use packages from Slackware, so you should be able to use the
zd1211rw driver from there.
Weird. Their version 3 works with Slack 4, version 2 with Slack 7
> I tried Midori Linux on the IA-1 and was not that impressed, mainly
> from the lack of meat and potatoes. There was literally nothing to do
> except fire up the MP3 player and edit a document... no zd1211rw
> wireless-G support for my Belkin USB network adaptor, etc. Midori
> seems to be a scaled down version of Debian from what I read on the
> web. It looks nice but without the wireless dongle support, it's a
> sitting duck. Actually, it doesn't even come close to how nice Fedora
> 9 is. Wow. Look out Gates. Really. (no, really). :)
> I fresh-installed Fedora 9 on my spare laptop yesterday (up from
> Fedora 8) and was impressed to see it connect to my wireless router
> within a minute from the desktop showing, automatically connecting to
> the network. I called up Firefox and went right into the chat room on
> my site. This is impressive stuff. I did do a modprobe zd1211rw at
> first from a prompt but I'm not sure if that was required.
> If I can get any version of Linux that fits in 16mb and has the
> zd1211rw driver already ready to use, I'll give it a shot, but it'll
> be an internal Flash drive install, leaving the option to insert the
> CF card to boot up MS-DOS and the CoCo stuff.
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