10 year rule

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Wed Nov 17 23:21:52 2004

Zane H. Healy wrote:

>> Man, this thing is a close runner-up to an Apple Cinema Display for
>> color and crispness. Since I don't *have* a cinema display (or a
>> thousand clams to get one) I'm very seriously considering a MultiLink
>> adapter. My current tube is a SGI GDM-4011P, and the flat-panel makes
>> it look like cheap Sampo junk.
> Oh, you just had to tell me that didn't you. I probably wouldn't even
> have to work that hard to talk my wife into a 1600SW, as she wanted one
> when I got the o2!

   My work is done, here. :)

   Just to rub it in a little, this was a "brother-in-law deal". I paid
less for the whole rig than the 1600SW sells for on eBay. And no stuck

> Is it possible to put Linux on one of these? That's what it would take
> to make them really interesting for me (though I'd prefer Solaris x86 on
> one).

   Neither OS supports the accelerated graphics. I think it'll run
Linux, but only in text mode and maybe unaccelerated VESA graphics mode.

   I'm looking into video capture software. There are some things I'd
like to do, and I think between the 320 and the Octane with EVO I have
the hardware to do the capture (from VHS, 16mm, and mini-VHS), then I
can do the editing on the G5.

Received on Wed Nov 17 2004 - 23:21:52 GMT

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