[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 29 15:45:49 CDT 2004

On Apr 29, 2004, at 4:27 PM, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>>>>> Why didn't that ever take off?
>>>>  It did.  It's tremendously popular on modern systems.  PCs, 
>>>> however,
>>>> are not modern systems.
>>> Forth BIOS on PCI cards has taken off?
>>> System BIOS, yes, but every PCI card I've had seems to have a
>>> CPU/system
>>> specific BIOS.
>>   I was actually talking about system firmware.
> Am I mistaken then in thinking that the PCI cards for Suns and recent
> Apples have forth code in them for bootup?

   They do, I believe, but I'm not 100% sure of it.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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