[rescue] OT: FeeCee rescue

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Wed Oct 1 15:40:41 CDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 04:21:59PM -0400, Mike F wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Oct 2003 16:03:31 -0400
> Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> >    I haven't played a video game since I was 12, but now I think I'm 
> > going to go buy an X-Box just to run Linux on!
> This was the original reason I bought a Dreamcast for $60, to run
> NetBSD or Linux on it. But then I found out it needed some special
> "broadband adapter" for a NIC, and a special keyboard and/or mouse
> as well, and I never got hold of either. That's one of the appeals
> of the X-Box, though - it doesn't need any proprietary stuff to be
> turned back into a garden-variety PC.  - Mike

It doesn't?  I thought one had to a) install a mod chip b) build a
special XBox controller->USB adapter.

For the dreamcast, a BBA isn't needed, but it sure would be nice.  They
are a hair costly.  DC controller to PS2 adapters are litterally only
like $10.

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