On-Topic -ish? MCA and OS/2 questions...

From: Chad Fernandez <fernande_at_internet1.net>
Date: Sat Feb 5 22:30:09 2005


I did a quick Google search of comp.sys.ibm.ps2.hardware and came up
with the folowing..... looks like it's an irq conflict if you/ve got an
IBM scsi card.


Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA

John Boffemmyer IV wrote:

> Looking at possibly tossing OS/2 on a PS/2 MCA machine I have (both over
> 10 years, discontinued and of interest, at least to me). The machine is
> a model 8570 with an add-on scsi card to an external enclosure with 4gb
> of storage (various size drives) and a 2x scsi cd-rom. this mca machine
> however, only has 1.44mb floppy support and a built in esdi 60mb hard
> drive (system doesn't want to work with the scsi, even when the esdi
> drive is removed). the system has 6-8mb ram (not currently sure, didn't
> look last time it was booted) and a 386dx 20 with a 16/4 db9 token ring
> nic and built in xga video. was thinking either os/2 warp of some
> version or linux. any ideas or suggestions as beating away at it alone
> seems to net me nothing much lately?
> -John Boffemmyer IV
> ps: i ended up getting that uSpeed Fast88 thingy an a digital 4mb 32/36
> dram module when i got the lot of stuff from vax9000, if anyone has a
> use for it, email me off list and it's yours as i have no idea what the
> uSpeed thing is for and do not own any digital equipment. if you want,
> i'll even include the 802.11b wireless pcmcia nic he put in the lot as
> well. though, i don't have the external antennas for it.
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Received on Sat Feb 05 2005 - 22:30:09 GMT

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