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Re: Magnum 4000PC

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Subject: Re: Magnum 4000PC
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 17:19:00 +0200
In-reply-to: <9805051601.ZM9817@bristol.st.com>; from Richard Ingram on Tue, May 05, 1998 at 04:01:30PM +0100
References: <01BD75F2.2AE2BD40@1Cust243.tnt12.atl2.da.uu.net> <hubbardj@earthlink.net> <9805051413.ZM837@bristol.st.com> <19980505155638.52913@uni-koblenz.de> <9805051601.ZM9817@bristol.st.com>
On Tue, May 05, 1998 at 04:01:30PM +0100, Richard Ingram wrote:

> > SC CPUs still aren't supported but the basic framework to fix the SC 
> > problems
> > is now in the kernel.  And without benchmarking I dare to say it's faster
> than
> > RISC/os.  Most important, several satisfied customers ...
> 
> Thats good news, and I hope to be one of these customers soon.... after 
> getting
> my Sun3 setup with the latest NetBSD.
> 
> > Won't be hard to support (E)ISA gfx cards as replacement, btw.
> 
> Now that is interesting, I recall a discussion about this a while back either
> here or on comp.sys.mips. So how would it work - can't remember what the
> outcome was. I have no technical docs on the 4000 series Magnums - though have
> the origional tech docs for the R3000 Magnums (which I also have one of).

The problem is can we setup the machine for booting without having such
a card?  The (E)ISA gfx card stuff by itself is not to hard.

  Ralf

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