[rescue] what can you do with an Apple Quadro 840AV

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Sat Mar 24 01:44:23 CDT 2018

didn't the 840AV have some onboard DSPs or something? They were used to accelerate... something?

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From: "Steve Rikli" <sr at genyosha.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2018 6:49:27 PM GMT -07:00 US/Canada Mountain
Subject: Re: [rescue] what can you do with an Apple Quadro 840AV

On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 07:42:07PM -0500, William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 7:23 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo <xemacs5 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > One of these sort of dropped into my lap (figuratively speaking).
> I was going to suggest A/UX but I see that model is not compatible.
> Incompatible with the MacIvory Symbolics Lisp Machine too.
> Mach Ten or find a copy of Macintosh Common Lisp for 68k?
> Play obscure old games?
> Donate to a Macintosh museum?
> It was the fastest 68k machine Apple made but there's really nothing
> all that special anymore that can only be done with them.

NetBSD is a possibility if you're looking for a Unix-like OS, and
the 840AV is listed as a supported model:

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