[TUHS] Okistations and OKIX?

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 10:35:10 AEST 2020

On 28/06/2020, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> Huh, that's a trip down memory lane.  I didn't have that one but the first
> PC I ever owned was a CP/M machine made by the same company.  Marketed in
> this country under the BMC name but it was made by Oki.
> 2nd one down here:
> http://www.classiccmp.org/dunfield/miscpm/index.htm
> I took out a $2000 loan and bought it in 1984 or 1985 because the
> alternative was a VAX 11/780 that had about 30-40 people trying to
> compile their projects at the same time.  I believe it had 4M of
> ram, definitely not enough for the load.
> You'd think a 64K z80 with floppies would be a down grade, it was not,
> the performance was predictable, I didn't get swapped out for minutes,
> it was always working just for me.
> I wrote a _ton_ of code on that machine.

What did you write, I mean, what were your development tools?


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