Got this weird old 8088 board from Free Geek, didn’t expect much from it. But after bending over the key pin, it powers up and I’m treated to a custom BIOS! Don’t have any more 8-bit cards to go further, but this is very cool

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Next steps are to get the other parts to do an XT clone build. I’ll need to figure out what EPROM is in this thing, find a compatible EEPROM, and flash a usable BIOS, ideally

Oh boy I did not notice how many rom sockets are on this board

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Color Graphics Adapter

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