Subject: Re: HP/Apollo Question
To: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
From: Thomas A. McLeary <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/22/1996 07:11:10
At 8:19 AM 2/21/96, Herb Peyerl wrote:
>email@example.com (Thomas A. McLeary) wrote:
> > 1) The HP/Apollo is basically a post-Apollo-buyout, pre-9000-labeled
> > machine. It is 68040 based and has all the supported 9000 HW inside.
> > Is this machine supported? The FAQ shows a model 400 as a 68030.
>The 400's were 50Mhz 030's because Moto didn't have the 040 out in time.
>As soon as the 040's came out, the 400's were upgradable to 425's or 433's
>depending on what speed of 040 you put in it... People typically refer to
>the 040 bearing 400's as either 433[ste] or 425[ste]. In any event,
>the FAQ is misleading. The 433's and 425's are supported except for the
>433e and 425e due to missing display code. This might be addressable soon.
At boot time, it says it has the 98550 display HW. The FAQ says this HW is
supported, so do you mean that the display code is missing altogether for
the 'e' models, or just certain hardware.
"Hell hath no fury like Bill Gates's scorn..."
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