[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Apr 29 14:50:33 CDT 2004
Thu, 29 Apr 2004 @ 13:16 -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke said:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > What about the idea that all cards would run a FORTH BIOS, so that they
> > could be used on any system?
> > Why didn't that ever take off?
> Apple, Sun, and IBM seem to think it has. An increasing number of cards
> is portable between systems. OpenFirmware is a wonderful thing.
Then why do the cards not work when I move them to other systems?
I can often use them as a secondary, but can't seem to boot from them.
For example, putting a non-Apple video card in an Apple. Can't boot
with it, but it seems fine as a secondary display card.
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