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    SubjectRe: NEWSFLASH! Linux ported to Commodore VIC-20!!
    On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Alex Buell wrote:

    > If the old Spectrum, ZX81 and BBC B and many others that were around in
    > the early 1980s can do it, then it can be done. I remember the VAX
    > minicomputers had to be booted directly from tape.

    Ironically I seem to remember the original IBM PC had connections
    for audio tape - a floppy disk was an option. But since it was
    marketed as a business computer to compete with high end CPM
    machines few were sold floppyless. (Although - anyone remember
    tha PC-jr? :-) )

    Mike

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