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Re: which mac to buy?

"James P. Schmidt" wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jul 2000, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> > > Now, what does "SCSI is not supported, neither ADB" mean?  I've installed
> > http://www.mac.linux-m68k.org/development/macspecs.html
> > it the kernel, not debian. i was talking about the 950, according to
> > macspecs, it boots, but has no SCSI neither ADB nor serial support.
> Ah, I see; the 950 might have some special hacked-up hardware, like the
> IIcx/fx models; NetBSD folks have trouble with those machines too.
> Strange to see this, though - the Quadra I had installed Debian on is a
> Workgroup Server 80 - technically just a Quadra 800 w/ a tape drive, from
> what I understand - and the scsi drive I have in it worked fine when I
> installed it;  macspecs says it won't do scsi on this machine... maybe I
> should take a second look at this box :)
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macspecs is seriously out of date. 
http://maclinuxstatus.sourceforge.net/ has much more current

Ray Knight
1983 XJ900 Seca

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