how to kludge a 486 PC into thinking it has a video card?

From: David H. Barr <>
Date: Fri Feb 18 10:56:51 2005

On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 17:41:02 +0100, Jochen Kunz
<> wrote:

> > (I was wondering what to do with a pile of 486 boards at Bletchley and
> > figured I'd build a cluster out of them... :-)
> Move those PeeCee crap to /dev/null. If you wane play games like this
> get the mainboards from SPARCstation ELCs. They are as fast as a
> mid-486, can use serial console, have Ethernet build in and need only
> 10..15 W of power.

Sadly, however, they do not reside on the shelves of my office in
large, readily accessible quantities; nor do they show up in my
recycle bin on a regular basis.

Received on Fri Feb 18 2005 - 10:56:51 GMT

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