Anyone using an Intel AboveBoard MC on a Model 80?

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Apr 12 14:14:36 CDT 2008


On Saturday 12 April 2008 14:23, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Josh Dersch wrote:
> > I'd rather run NetBSD on a machine like this, but they don't support the
> > IBM SCSI controllers at all.
>
> Which is why looking for an Adaptec 1640-series card is a very good
> idea.  I have two, and they're going to the grave with me.  I keep
> hoping I'll find a pallet of "new old-stock" cards somewhere, in which
> case I'll share.

I know the 15xx numbers some,  but not those that you refer to here -- what 
are they like?

> On a side note, if you ever want to hook an MCA PC of any kind (PS/2,
> Tandy 4000, NCR, etc.) to a 100Mbps ethernet network, I have 100Mbps
> ethernet cards for MCA from Olicom available, new-in-box.

I have one MCA card which I think is that brand here also,  not 100mbps,  but 
still new-in-box,  if anybody can use it...

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