Subject: Re: Serial Port on SE/30
To: None <macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Kevin Radke <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/24/1995 00:20:34
>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
>> >    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.

And I haven't had any problems with my PowerCache '030/33 in my SE/30...
(Except having to turn off the cache)
I also am using my Lapis ProColorServer 8.16 with no problems either.
(Others have had problems with this card)

Maybe I'm just lucky... :)


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