Subject: Re: Call for testing on Motorola PowerPC machines
To: Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
From: John D.Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2006 06:23:50
On 17 Jul 2006, at 01:55, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> On 17-Jul-2006 John D. Baker wrote:
>> I'm looking forward to being able to run NetBSD on this machine
>> (currently has an ancient Debian-potato install on the local disks).
> One last question.. you say its an "MTX604-010A" What kind of machine
> is it?
> A motorola VME board?
The MTX series are ATX form-factor boards. MTX have 3 PCI slots and
the MTX+ have 7 PCI slots and 1 ISA slot. My MTX is model variant
604-010A which has dual 300MHz MPC604e CPUs. Other variations had
single MPC603 or MPC604 CPUs.
So, it's otherwise like an MVME4600--just without the Universe chip or
VME connectors and it mounts in an ATX-PC case (except the rear panel,
which isn't laid out like any PC cover panels).
John D. Baker NetBSD Darwin/MacOS X
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