Subject: Re: NetBSD to HP9000/340 (fwd)
To: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/23/1996 15:27:44
On Tue, 23 Jul 1996 08:49:19 -0600
Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I didn't think the 340 had hs-hpib... But then I'm not a pro...
Well, you could install a high-speed HP-IB card rather than a SCSI card...
> > > - HP98643 LAN interface, maybe wrecked?
> "maybe wrecked"? If it's wrecked, it's definitely not worth $300...
Yah, agree with Herb. An hp300 with a duff ethernet isn't worth much.
You could always install a DIO ethernet card, but that's a waste of the
one slot on the 340.
> > I think that means machine have HP-IB interface, but this odd
> > 7963B in some=
> > kind of SCSI adapter which can connect SCSI-drives to HP-IB channel?
> to my knowledge, the disks inside an hpib box are ESDI or MFM but not SCSI.
> If you want to do SCSI on a 340, you need to get a SCSI card. The 340 has
> one slot..
I _think_ they're MFM...
> > Is this supported in latest release of NetBSD?
> It'll run NetBSD just fine... 8mb is a little shy for running X though...
> > > Monitori
> > > - 98788A Monochrome
> > > - 19"
> > > - 1280x1024 dots
> > > - refresh rate 60 Hz
> > > - scan rate 63.3 kHz
> > > - paino 22 kg
> > And are these monitor supported?
> Yup. that one should with with the card in that 340...
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