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Re: Debugging crash on m68k

Hi Will,

On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 01:17:20AM +0100, Will Newton wrote:
> <digression>
> In actual fact I have a Macintosh Quadra 650 but I have no idea what monitor 
> type it requires or what the possibility of installing Debian on it is (the 
> box is marked "No O/S").
> </digression>

It's suposed to work, take a look at:


I attach a mail describing how to connect a VGA monitor. I've a mac LCII and
it works perfectly with the VGA :>, the Q650 supports VGA and SVGA, but don't
know for sure if this will work for you, try it.

> ...anyway, I can't figure out why the build is failing here so I am trying to 
> find someone who can give me a backtrace of the crash which should help me 
> fix it. Can anyone offer me such a thing? I realise m68k build time is always 
> in short supply.

I'm going to install debian on my mac, but right now i don't have the ether
card, my floppy is broken :<, and i need a bigger HD. If i can manage to
get it working this week i'll tell you, but if you can find someone else...
go for it :>

From: Bob C. <bob_c@jmug.org>
To: <vintage.macs@mail.maclaunch.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2001 7:42 PM
Subject: Re: A pc monitor for a lc2

> Coincidentally, I just made an adapter for my LC/LCIII  last week.     :-)
> It's easy, as long as you can find the somewhat non-standard DB-15 male
> connector that plugs into the Mac, which is not as readily available as the
> High Density D-Sub-15 female connectors you can get at Radio Shack
> (#276-1502).
> Pinout:
> Mac <--> VGA
>  1 ---- 6  (red ground)
>  2 ---- 1  (red video)
>  5 ---- 2  (green video)
>  6 ---- 7  (green ground)
>  9 ---- 3  (blue video)
> 13 ---- 8  (blue ground)
> 12 ---- 14 (/vertical sync)
> 14 ---- 10 (/horizontal sync ground)
> 15 ---- 13 (/horizontal sync)
> Note:  In addition, on the Mac plug, connect pins 7 and 10 together (no
> connection to the VGA side), so that your Mac will know to use 640x480
> resolution.
> Hope that helps!
>         Bob

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