[Coco] Somewhat OT - SWTPC 6809 Restoration Project
John W. Linville
linville at tuxdriver.com
Sun Apr 12 20:07:24 EDT 2009
On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 06:51:13PM -0500, Joel Ewy wrote:
> Hey all,
> I have on loan the remains of two or three SWTPc 6809 computers that had
> belonged to the late friend of a friend, and I'm going to try to restore
> them to working condition. (I can probably only get one working, since
> there only seems to be one CPU board, unless another one turns up in
> other boxes...) My plan is to try to get Flex and OS-9 running, and
> maybe get it to run some old text adventures and such things. If I get
> real ambitious I might hook up one of those serial<->ethernet/telnet
> thingies and make it play adventure games over the Internet. First
> things first though. I'm cataloging the parts and trying to understand
> the DAT circuit on the CPU board.
> If you have an interest in such arcana, you can check out my progress
> here: http://8littlebits.wordpress.com/category/swtpc/
Just for the record, in my book this is almost completely _on_ topic,
especially if/when you get it running OS-9 (or even Flex)...
John W. Linville Someday the world will need a hero, and you
linville at tuxdriver.com might be all we have. Be ready.
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