PS/2 Users, take note...

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Tue Feb 15 17:25:46 2005

Scott Stevens wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 08:28:34 -0500
> John Boffemmyer IV <> wrote:
>>well, for the microchannel machines, there is the mca mafia
>>( and the ardent too of capitalism
>>(, plus, the other version that has some
>>other files; proud tool of capitalism
>>( proud is a earlier mirror of
>>ardent and has a bunch of files that ardent dropped for some reason.
>>it's like they forked on the same path and just run parallel, but not
>>equal now as both have things the other doesn't. There's DGMicro's MCA
>>Linux site (, Daniel Hamilton's
>>PS/2 Files site ( which covers
>>most ps/2's, Peter Childs' PSInfo Site
>>(, Karol
>>Chlasta's IBM PS/2 site (english and polish)
>>( and then,
>>finally, this Dutch site for PS/2 support that seems to be a mirror of
>>MCA mafia ( - the site itself is
>>mirrored at .
> Darn. I thought maybe the 'Microchannel Mafia' site might have stuff
> for my MC-bus RS/6000 machine. It has multiple SCSI cards, etc. and the
> CPU itself (a Power1 chipset, not a single chip CPU) is on a card.

   What do you need for your RS/6000?

   If you dig around on IBM's site, you need "Adapters, Devices, and
Cable information for Micro Channel Bus Systems"

   Actually, you don't even have to dig around; I had to go find it to
get the name of the document, so here:

   There's some (not a lot for the older models) model-specific info, too:

   I'd also get the "Diagnostic Information for Micro Channel Bus Systems":


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