Subject: Re:
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 02/02/2002 01:23:17
On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

: i'm not sure i understand you. so WILL just this PCI board with VGA and/or
: IDE/SCSI/NET inserted on passive plane boot?

Since you two are on different wavelengths, I'll cut this short.

The card is an UPGRADE for a POWERPC-BASED MAC, and needs the BOOT ROM on
the MAC MOTHERBOARD in order to work.  It will not work on a passive PCI
backplane, as it is not a self-contained ("embedded") computer.

End of thread, and good night.  8-)

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