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#1 JR> OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jan 3, 2018 1:33 AM

Supposedly there was a modified DOS 2.5 version for the MicroNet that had a retry feature for when the SIO bus was in use by another computer.  Does anyone know of an existing image of this DOS?


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Posted Wed Jan 3, 2018 2:03 AM

It wasn't supposedly... it was real...

 

The machines took turns using the daisy chained peripherals connected to the box.. the DOS had a damn near endless retry instead of time out and to keep a user able to load and then save without losing their turn to like 7 other people that might be trying to do something on the sio bus it also took like 5 seconds after that users last activity before the sio would release to someone else...... every school that used this also had an mpp printer buffer...for obvious reasons...


Edited by _The Doctor__, Wed Jan 3, 2018 2:09 AM.





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