Tech Tales
Tech Tales
Nov 5, 2021
The OS/2 Story #5: eComStation and ArcaOS
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IBM ended support for its OS/2 operating system in 2006, but not everyone was ready to say goodbye. Serenity Systems promised to resurrect the platform with modern software and drivers, and a decade later, Arca Noae tried it again. Hosted by Corbin Davenport, guest starring Cody Toombs. Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechTalesShow Follow on Mastodon/Fediverse: https://mas.to/@techtales Support on PayPal: https://tinyurl.com/techtalesdonate Sources: • https://web.archive.org/web/20051210183335/http://www.os2world.com/petition/ • https://www.infoworld.com/article/2644727/developers-petition-ibm-to-open-source-os-2.html • https://archive.today/20120728144512/http://www.atmmarketplace.com/article.php?id=9929 • https://www.atmmarketplace.com/articles/ibm-bids-os2-farewell/ • https://techland.time.com/2012/04/02/25-years-of-ibms-os2-the-birth-death-and-afterlife-of-a-legendary-operating-system/3/ • https://tedium.co/2019/06/13/nyc-subway-os2-history/ • https://www.americanbanker.com/news/os-2-sunset-with-big-atm-base-ibm-is-taking-it-slow • http://www.os2ezine.com/20010116/ecs.html • http://www.os2ezine.com/20011116/page_3.html • http://www.os2ezine.com/20030416/page_2.html • http://www.ecomstation.com/edp/mod/fileman/files/PReCS20.pdf • https://www.arcanoae.com/arcaos-5-0-now-available/
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