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Re: Wheee - Magnum 4000PC-50 almost on-line, I think. the hardware atlea

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Subject: Re: Wheee - Magnum 4000PC-50 almost on-line, I think. the hardware atleast . .
From: Eric Jorgensen <alhaz@xmission.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Oct 1998 10:42:22 -0600
References: <3612FE23.D9DDC93F@xmission.com> <19981002001053.41224@alpha.franken.de> <19981003024624.A407@uni-koblenz.de>
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ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Oct 02, 1998 at 12:10:53AM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> 
> > some days ago I tried to boot my Olivetti M700 (Magnum clone) headless.
> > And it worked after I've figured out, that the console used COM2 and
> > not COM1 as serial console. You need also to install the configuration
> > jumper (JP2 on my board) to get a chance to change ConsoleIn/ConsoleOut
> > in the enviroment.
> 
> Btw, your findings should be helpful to quite a number of guys which don't
> have graphics cards for the machine any longer.  All we need is getting
> (E)ISA graphics cards to fly and they're back in business.


        Yeah. I believe the Magnum graphics cards are still available from
Carrera, but they cost well over $300. Certianly not worth it. 

        I'll let you all know what I find out.

 - Eric

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