I finally dumped the COMPAQ DeskPro 386/16 ROMs from the motherboard I bought on eBay last year, so I’m ready to begin adding 80386 support to PCx86.
I’d also like to locate a copy of the “COMPAQ DeskPro 386 Technical Reference Guide, Volumes 1 and 2”. It’s not hard to find COMPAQ Maintenance and Service guides online, but their Technical Reference guides are much rarer, perhaps because they were expensive ($149) and not many were sold. Anyway, I’m hoping to either borrow or buy a copy, and then scan and post it.
A COMPAQ DeskPro 386 test configuration is displayed below. The configuration doesn’t run, and the debugger can’t disassemble 80386-specific code yet, but this is what I will be using to test and debug my changes over the next few months.
February 22, 2015