Subject: Re: HP/Apollo Question
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Andrew Carey <careya@PEAK.ORG>
List: port-hp300
Date: 02/22/1996 16:18:41
Jason Thorpe <> wrote:
> e's could be configured with either DIO or SGC busses, and you got 
> exactly one slot of whichever you chose.  If you 425e has a DIO bus, you 
> probably will win.  Sure it's an e?  They were a desktop that looked a 
> lot like a 715.  The bootrom didn't support serial console, and some of 
> them had a floppy drive.

I believe that the 425e only came with a SGC bus, which was for a graphics
adapter integrated right into the motherboard.

It also remembles the 710, 705(?), 700/RX a bit more closely than the
715. :)

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