[rescue] Current collections...

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Wed Apr 7 16:42:08 CDT 2004

"From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
"On Apr 7, 2004, at 1:10 PM, Dan Duncan wrote:
">> [*] I'm actually more annoyed that Compaq took over Digital in the
">> first place, but that's a whole 'nother rant.
"> Aye.  Compaq didn't MAKE anything.  They took someone else's
"> operating system and installed it on someone else's architecture
"> and then sold it as their own product.  They were computer
"> dealers, nothing more.
"   Well, their first "PC" machines were their own design.  How else 
"could they have been so incompatible with the machines they were 
"intended to be copies of?

speaking of which, anyone know who used intel's oem db440fx mb [and
where i can get one -cheap-]?  i believe compaq was one.  this dates
from ~97/8 and was their last and fastest mb in the bus risercard
format and the only one with an easily swappable [eg. slot 1] cpu and
i'd like to upgrade $friend's old packard bell.  for what he
wants/needs [small machine shop office automation], a 400mhz celeron
and 128M would keep him happy.
Andrew Hay                                  the genius nature
internet rambler                            is to see what all have seen
adh at an.bradford.ma.us                       and think what none thought

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