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

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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