Subject: Re: Serial Port on SE/30
To: Hans Loots <>
From: mat <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/23/1995 18:29:08
On Fri, 24 Mar 1995, Hans Loots wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 1995, Ken Nakata wrote:
> >    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the original poster mentioned that he 
> >    used a Daystar accelerator card. It wouldn't surprise me at all if that 
> >    card is causing the trouble here.
> > 
> > Not that I'm saying you're wrong, but didn't he also say he had no
> > trouble with his SE/30 if the internal video was console?  I took it
> > as DayStar PowerCache works with MacBSD... am I wrong?
> You're right, but I've seen a lot of people with Mac CPU accelerators and 
> serial problems on Mac newsgroups in the last couple of years.
> That's why it wouldn't surprise me if MacBSD would work with Daystar 
> boards (the same goes for A/UX, for example), as long as you leave the 
> serial ports alone.

I had zero luck trying to boot MacBSD on my Mac II when I had a Daystar 
PowerCache '030/33 installed. Never a serial port problem, but no luck 
with MacBSD.