[rescue] Re: [SunRescue] List charter change proposal
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 6 16:02:01 CDT 2001
Medusa still sells Falcon based machines. See
The Hades machine from Medusa uses a 68040 (or 060) and takes up to 1 gig
of ram (far cry from the 1-4 megs that came with the first falcons). Of
course it uses PCI and SCSI and IDE. Hearing reports of USB support
coming on next gen product. I'd imagine that by now there isn't much of
the falcon left, although this machine does seem to boot from ROM still.
I've seen other, less radical, falcon based boards around as well.
I'm tempted at times to buy one, but I just can't see paying that much for
such a machine. Still, to have such an updated 680x0 system would be so
cool (almost as cool as the Super Sun3 idea I mentioned awhile ago).
On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 04:15:55PM -0400, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > You can still buy ST/Falcon machines new, plus they run several unixs.
> > Seems hardly fair for them not to be rescued.
> *WHERE*? I went from TI-99, to Atari ST, to Amiga....
> Bill Bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> Austin, TX
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