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#76 2015-06-29 17:58:25

jt
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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

max1zzz wrote:

It must be a IIsi, that's the only one I can find with a 65mb ram cap.....

Yep, NuBus Adapter/FPU goodness?

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#77 2015-06-29 18:48:32

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

I guess that > IIv_ POS  big_smile

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#78 2015-06-29 19:33:40

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

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Yep.

It's got the PDS-NuBus adapter and an Ethernet card. Doesn't work though - PSU issues, which I knew about. I'll get to testing the PSU later to see where the issue is.

Have a little distraction at the moment:
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#79 2015-06-29 19:40:44

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Max out the RAM, find the Born Again patch for Mac OS 8.1 and run 8.1 on it...  It'll be painfully slow, but cool nonetheless.

-J


modern: Mac Pro 2.8GHz 8-core 6GB/500G/DVD-RW, Mid-2010 A1286 MBP
PPC: G3/400
Pre-Mac: //e
other: iPhone 6s 128GB Space Gray

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#80 2015-06-29 21:28:43

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Nah, 7.1P and a Radius Rocket in the NuBus Adapter  .  .  .

.  .  .  WhOOOOOOSH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! big_smile

> Iv_ POS = low bar  .  .  .  very, very low.

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#81 2015-06-29 21:47:26

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

I'll either run 6.0.8 or some variant of 7 on it. I plan to get it online once for kicks and then not do that again. smile

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#82 2015-06-30 14:11:54

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

jt wrote:

Nah, 7.1P and a Radius Rocket in the NuBus Adapter  .  .  .

.  .  .  WhOOOOOOSH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! big_smile

Well, when you get sick and tired of your Radius Rocket you let me know... smile

Proceeds to enter RipVanWinkle mode...

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#83 2015-06-30 15:52:27

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

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The Two-Sigh works fine, so it's just a bad PSU. Floppy drive won't recognize 1.44MB floppies (asks to format single or double sided) but the P/N says it's a SuperDrive. It loaded an 800k floppy but wouldn't launch the program on it.

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#84 2015-06-30 16:05:50

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Which one? tongue

p.s. A simple Rocket in IIsi hack requires a software install stand-in and needs, if not requires a Power/Cooling budget rework.




@ Falcon: make sure you snag one of Rob's RCPII/IIsi cards before they're all gone, IIsi Vampire Video is the worst ever video implementation outside the CC's pixel periscope. PDS flexibility is one of the IIsi's most entertaining features. If you have a ThinNet capable networking solution, drop me an email. wink

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#85 2015-07-18 17:25:10

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

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I don't get software often, but this was too nifty to pass up. Even if I'll probably never be able to run it.

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#86 2015-07-18 18:41:12

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

oh em gee, that's badass.  I have a boxed solaris copy, but I've been unable to get the hpux version.

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#87 2015-07-18 19:00:12

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

It cost me $8 with shipping and handling. I was happy even if I didn't get the OS X 10.0-10.2 discs.

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#88 2015-07-18 22:51:59

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

what is it?

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#89 2015-07-18 22:53:44

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Seriously.  Totally jealous, that's awesome!

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#90 2015-07-18 23:23:56

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

techknight wrote:

what is it?

It's basically what later became Classic. This let you run System 7 and Mac applications on a Unix workstation, in this case HP-UX based ones (there's also a SPARC version).

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#91 2015-07-18 23:59:31

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

What's the release date on that gem? I've got a cube shaped pile of SPARCstations and it would be way cool to get Mac OS up and running on one!

Hey, bbraun, which is the rev I'm holding for you, the 2?

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#92 2015-07-19 00:27:34

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

1994, I believe. This is version 1.0, and it's listed in the 1995 Apple Hardware Product Guide.

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#93 2015-07-19 00:43:56

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Very nice. I've never heard of anyone coming across an actual copy of MAE before - only the demo.

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#94 2015-07-19 01:15:20

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

And the question is: can this be gotten up and running under a generic Linux distro?

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#95 2015-07-19 01:24:31

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

The SPARC version runs under Solaris 8, and possibly 9. Not the newer versions though, and I doubt it still works today.

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#96 2015-07-19 02:02:15

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Yeah, I've got MAE 2.0 for SPARC boxed.  It requires Solaris 2.4, although it ran up to Solaris 8 on an Ultra 10.  I have gotten it working on linux, inside qemu-sparc booting Solaris 2.5.1.  MAE is a little funky, but it'll do in a pinch.  I've never seen the HPUX version before, and I've got an irrational preference for HPUX, but HPUX stuff seems far less common.

jt: yup, the SS2 would be sweet.  I've had a soft spot for the SPARCStation2.  I've got an IPX, a SS5, 20, about 3 Classics, a 630MP, a couple Ultra 1's, and an Ultra 10.  But the SS2 is a cute little pizzabox.

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#97 2015-07-19 04:00:01

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

You guys need to image these disks NOW. I have a Sun Ultra-3 running Solaris 10 and I'd love to see if that runs MAE, but the HP/UX version is very unusual and needs to be preserved immediately!


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#98 2015-07-19 23:14:33

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

Check yer inbox!  MAE for SPARC won't work on Solaris 10, and I'm pretty sure it doesn't work on Solaris 9 either.
A correction to my earlier post, it looks like it requires Solaris 2.3+.  I know it works on 8.  9 is where they kinda started breaking backwards compatibility.

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#99 2015-07-20 14:02:37

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

bbraun wrote:

  I've got an IPX, a SS5, 20, about 3 Classics, a 630MP, a couple Ultra 1's, and an Ultra 10.

You've got a 630MP? I had a serious lust for one of those once upon a time smile I've ditched a bunch of my Sun gear over time, but I've still got a couple of SS20s, an LX, a SunBlade 2000, and a couple of Voyagers.

JT - if you have a SparcStation 1 you want to part with cheap, let me know.

I've got a Solaris copy of MAE as well. I'll check out what version/date it is. The HPUX version is cool!

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#100 2015-07-20 15:28:11

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Re: Falcon's Nest o'Macs

You're telling me I apparently have the only HP-UX copy of MAE?


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"RARE HP-UX MACINTOSH APPLICATION ENVIRONMENT STEVE JOBS BILL GATES STEVE WOZNIAK SEALED L00K!"

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