Subject: Re: NetBSD/Mac IIci?
To: None <>
From: Super Dave Garozzo <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/13/1994 16:05:34
> > I have recently heard about NetBSD/Mac and decided to give it a try.  I
> > read that testing has not been done on the IIci, but I decided to try it
> > out anyway.  It crashed.  Has NetBSD/Mac worked on any IIci computers yet?
> Yes, it booted once.  You need to do the following:
> - you need a nubus video card
> - you need to have a monitor plugged into it
> - you need to have *no* monitor plugged into the built-in video
> - you need to reboot so that MacOS detects the above and rearranges its
> memory appropriately
> That might help you -- let us know.  We're currently working on a version
> which does not require the above restrictions.  (Note that the above only
> applies to the IIci, not the IIsi.  You need at least 4 megs in Bank A,
> and the IIsi only has 1 meg.)

Well, I guess I'm out of luck until the new version of it comes out...  I
don't own a NuBus video card!  Has the problem with the Magneto Optical
cartridges been fixed yet?

Dave Garozzo