Subject: Re:
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Henry B. Hotz <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 02/02/2002 12:39:44
At 1:23 AM -0500 2/2/02, Todd Vierling wrote:
>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-)

Is that what was going on?  I knew there was some disconnect, but I 
couldn't place it.  Thanks.
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