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I've had a pair of ld-decode captures of a Pioneer LaserActive game converting in the background while capturing footage for an upcoming video. The stacking and conversion seemed to go nicely, and so I decided to take an evening's break and poke at some shiny instead.

It's not much, but it beats the system just hanging on a static screen. smile

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SpinalFeyd dumped Konami's Pikkari Chance from 2000, which is basically Pokemon Snap as a one-button medal game.

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The IBM RT PC is showing some signs of life, and can now boot the Virtual Resource Manager and its VRM/AIX installation virtual machine from floppy disk:

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Work is now underway on a kind of mid-level emulation of the original IBM Fixed Disk and Diskette Drive Adapter, which is the same card used in the PC AT to control MFM hard disks and floppy disks.

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The Labtam 3000 apparently needs a second 8086 card installed to boot CCP/M-86.

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That make 3 Multibus cards in total to run this OS:
  • the Z80SBC handles the floppy drive and bootstraps the others
  • the first 8086 VDU/COMM card drives the video and serial ports (and I think keyboard)
  • the second 8086 CPU card runs 8086 software


The 8086 card is actually the same hardware, with DIP switches configured slightly differently and different firmware. Anyway, now that it's reporting an actual problem instead of just waiting for something which never happens, it should be possible to progress further.

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