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36 votes
4 answers
8k views

Why were those colors chosen to be the default palette for 256-color VGA?

27 votes
2 answers
4k views

Did MS-DOS ever drop ability to support non-IBM PC compatible machines?

27 votes
4 answers
3k views

Term “console” in game consoles

26 votes
5 answers
11k views

Twist in floppy disk cable - hack or intended design?

19 votes
8 answers
7k views

Why did IBM PC have horizontal cursor instead of vertical or block cursor?

13 votes
3 answers
2k views

PC/AT two DMA controllers - what is the purpose of cascade channel and how did it work?

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why VGA framebuffer was limited to 64kB window?

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

How was the CLOCK$ device used in MS-DOS?

8 votes
1 answer
272 views

What exactly could cause corrupted graphics in WinG performance test?

8 votes
1 answer
410 views

WEGA operating system origins

7 votes
2 answers
327 views

Was there ever a monospace display system (eg terminal) that used a vertical cursor?

2 votes
2 answers
240 views

ISA Extension cards using more than 64kB