[rescue] A Question about Snap Servers

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon Aug 2 09:09:52 CDT 2004

> From: "Ethan O'Toole" <ethan at 757tech.net>
> Date: 2004/08/02 Mon AM 05:31:20 GMT
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] A Question about Snap Servers

> EISA I think had some crackhead setup where each vendor could drop
> software on a partition on the drive to configure that particular board I
> think? I never did much with EISA, but I remember reading something about
> that. Kind of like the compaq utilities, only it was supposed to be so you
> could extend setup functionality to 3rd party cards.

Sounds like MCA (Microchannel) on PCs to me, but my exp. with it was fleeting at best (I've owned exactly *one* MCA bus machine, an IBM P/75 "luggable" computer (Plasma screen, suitcase form-factor))...

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