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From: r. 'bear' stricklin <>
Date: Mon Jun 25 02:25:34 2001

On 23 Jun 2001, Iggy Drougge wrote:

> BTW, a while ago I looked at a very old 3Com full-length card. The PCB
> was a rich blue, much like the 3C501, but that's a small eight-bit ISA
> card, this one was full-length. For some reason the seller thought he
> could ask more for this card than the 3C509s of another seller, so I
> skipped them. Otherwise, they would have been a nice curiosity.

Chances are good that these were 3C505 cards, which you need to make an
ISA-bus Apollo workstation speak ethernet.

Better still if they had the boot ROMs on them, which would have made them
real Apollo parts and thus capable of netbooting same.

Received on Mon Jun 25 2001 - 02:25:34 BST

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