[rescue] SCSI-Ethernet on an 68040 Macintosh

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon Jan 17 09:47:33 CST 2011

On Sunday, January 16, 2011, Jonathan Patschke wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Jan 2011, John Ruschmeyer wrote:
> > Farallon had one which should work. It was actually OEM'd from
> > SONIC Systems. I used to use the Sonic version on a Duo 280c under
> > 8.1.
> > 
> > You might also have good luck (at least under 7.5.5 or earlier)
> > with a DaynaPORT Ether/SC. As I recall, it is not OpenTransport
> > compatible.
> That'd be fine, since the IIe card requires 24-bit addressing, which
> also isn't compatible with System 7.6.
> However, looking at where the prices of the Asante units have gone,
> and how rare the rest are, maybe I'm better off using Zip disks to
> move data.

Out of curiosity, can't you just do SLIP or PPP over a serial cable to 
another machine?  I know there was some IP (MacTCP) support in System 
7.x, and people used serial modems back then...

Also, why use a Mac instead of an Apple 2 of some flavor, and ADT?

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