I’ve been using dd to clone some disks on occasion recently, usually when they are non-native to Mac OS and let’s be honest, Mac OS isn’t Linux and Linux isn’t Unix. They all have some things in common though. And … Continue reading
General Electric Model 4665 AM/FM Radio – Part 4: AM/FM Switch
The AM/FM switch felt stuck down and spongy – on AM. Maybe FM wasn’t used much at … Continue reading
Rebuilding GeoCities on Mac OS 12
A while back, some of you may remember that I entered RetroChallenge 2021/10. I was somewhat successfully at a rebuild of the GeoCities Archive, also known as The Archive Team Geocities Valhalla, and managed to host it on … Continue reading
The Assembler Games Archive – Work Notes
For anyone else who has the Assembler Games archive, I thought I’d just leave up some notes on what I did and what issues I had while putting it all together.
I’ve since taken down my mirror as I … Continue reading
Avtek MegaPlus V.32bis – Resetting the Linksys PAP2T
This one is a bit of an oddball. I had a chicken and egg situation. I needed the … Continue reading
The GeoCities Rebuild Worklog
This is the original, updated and mostly complete worklog for my GeoCities Reboot at http://geocities.mcretro.net.
1st October 2021
Retro computers need websites to visit. That is what this project is … Continue reading
The GeoCities Archive – Rebuild Complete
It’s alive! While it has taken just about all my free time over the past month, I can honestly say it has been worth it. The GeoCities Archive … Continue reading
The GeoCities Archive Rebuild Blog
I’ve been working on dialling up on a MiSTer since April 2021. In the longer term I knew I would need websites that were small … Continue reading
Tentaku Mechanical Calculator
This is A&N Laboratory’s Tentaku Mechanical Calculator DIY Kit which I recently picked up from Switchkeys in Australia.
Powered by two beefy seven-segment LED displays and a tiny bit of circuitry it makes calculating fun. My build is equipped with … Continue reading
Dial-up on Windows 95 on the MiSTer FPGA
I can’t believe it worked. I switched from Prolific PL2303 to an FTDI FT232RL USB to serial cable which was recognised natively by the … Continue reading