Anyone using an Intel AboveBoard MC on a Model 80?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 16:54:35 CDT 2008


Josh Dersch wrote:
>> 4.  You are correct that these older machines have hard 16MB 
>> limitations due to DMA limited to 24bits I think (same as 286) that as 
>> far as I know.
>>
>>   
> Yeah, that's what I read.  I don't know what issues that will cause for 
> operating systems running with more than 16mb installed.  I guess I'll 
> find out if I can get this to run at all :).

I am running a Model 80-061 with many (4?) IBM 80386 XMAs and the 
machine is perfectly stable running Linux with 46MB RAM.  If I had an 
80-Axx (which I would love to get, for the cache), it would be 48MB.

Peace...  Sridhar



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