Mac SE30

From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Sun Mar 18 16:52:04 2001

On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, John Rollins wrote:

> >The problem is that none of those available and more advanced versions
> >will run on 7.0.1 which is on the SE30. I harbor a hazy recollection
> >that there are practical limitations on how 'new' a system one can run
> >on that machine. Am I close?

> An SE30? Those are nice machines. IIRC, you should be able to run up
> to 7.5.5 on them, and most other older machines. How much RAM do you
> have? That's the major factor here. If you have enough RAM and hard

It has 5,120k and Ramdoubler for a total memory of 10,240k. I surmise
that Ramdoubler is some kind of a disk cache thing. Probably, I should
look into putting more memory into it. The HD is small - 30mb - but I
already have plans to increase that by x30.

> disk space, you can run 7.5. Just a little on the slow side :-) But
> you should at least go for 7.1. That's the minimum I would run on
> anything unless it needs 6.x or something else for some reason. Save
> 7.5.5 for faster 030's and 040's and old PPC's. I'm spoiled, I'm
> running a 600MHz iMac with MacOS 9.1... Of course now I have to buy
> USB adaptors for all my old serial port stuff...
> OK, upgrade to 7.1 or 7.5 and get a newer version of Stuffit Expander!
> --

Sounds like the way to go. Thanks!

                                                 - don
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