[rescue] help me improve this Sparcstation 4 ...

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Nov 26 21:01:01 CST 2004

> From: patrick at mail.zill.net (Patrick Giagnocavo)
> Date: 2004/11/27 Sat AM 02:14:18 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] help me improve this Sparcstation 4 ...
> On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 01:55:17AM +0000, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> > 
> > SS/4 Audio option (it seems to require a cable, be sure to get it) - it is also used in the E450 - I boiught on on Ebay for about $20, IIRC for my E450.
> So basically a Sparc5 with TGX will give me audio and everything this
> machine has, aside from the ability to go to 24bit color.  I don't
> think NS would use whatever acceleration the TCX has over the TGX
> anyways.  Looks like an SS20 is the only true useful option for NS3.3
> on SPARC.

The VSIMM does not give you 24 bit color - I think you're confusing the SS/4 VSIMM with the SS/10sx/20 VSIMM... Think LX VSIMM...

An SS/20 SM85 box with 6x 64 Meg DIMMs and two 8 Meg VSIMMs might maks a nice little NS box - I assume dual head is supported...

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