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USN Rapacious Refueling. The world's only nuclear powered attack server.
The eBay PS/2 MCA Rosetta Stone
Microchannel Redemption (how did a clone-box bent youth find salvation?)
Links (Mirrors, other PS/2 sites, reference, etc)
Linux SCSI Driver by Michael Lang
US Patent Office Search Page
PS/2 FAQ (oops, I forgot)
Unsorted File Stash (good things, so-so things)
System Components (memory, floppy, keyboard, errors)
Keying On A Standard by Bob Smith
System Setup (POS for Adapters and System Board)
SCB – An Architecture for Micro Channel Bus Masters
PS/2 Memory Errata (Loading SIMMs, >16MB, >64MB, ECC and FPM)
The Micro Channel versus the AT Bus original HERE
System Bus or System Bottleneck?
The Evolution of ESDI
How PC/XT/AT Cards Can Prohibit Interrupt Sharing
Programmable Option Select Operation
Dead System, Beep, CP, and POST Codes [General, SCSI, SCSI Diag, I999nnn]
Cleaning and Repair of PS/2s [Tools, Consumables, Equipment]
Interrupt 15h Index [From David Beem]
IBM FRU - OPT - MKT - MFR P/Ns - differences (not a list!)
Setup and Configuration (Create refdisk, add adfs, system level stuff)
Quick 'n Dirty System Programs (Running the Refdisk)
Utilities (Loaddskf, Savedskf, Customizer, Teleget, IDMCA, REFSTAMP)
CMOS Batteries!!! (By Bob Eager)
Reworking the DS1287 RTC (thanks to Peter Wendt!)
Complex Identification and Refdisk Matrix [tired of hiding it!]
Complex Sub Model Code Matrix [the Matrix reloaded]
Complex FCC ID, Release Dates, Announcement Letters
Gompf Micro Channel ["PS/2"] Brackets
Complex Complexities [comparison of 90, 95, and 95A planar ADFs]
MCA Data Transfers [10 / 20 / 40 / 80 / 160 MB/s modes]
MCA Features (Streaming, Address and Data Parity, Synchronous Exception Signaling
MCA Benefits (Adapter mounting and grounding)
CPU (Upgrades, accelerator cards)
Communications (Modem, Multiport, Portmaster)
Storage (tape, IDE/ESDI/MFM, CDROM)
IBM Hard Drives
SCSI (adapters, RAID)
Gamecard (Quatech, Suncom)
CH Products Gamecard III Plus and Automatic
Intel Aboveboard MC
Networking (NICs, cables, stuff)
Printer (Lasermaster, Optra R+, Scitex)
Store Loop Errors
PS/2 Books (HMR, HMS in *.boo format)
ServerGuide 2.00 Books (*.INF format, viewers for DOS / W9x / NT, even Win7!!!)
PS/2 RETAIN Tips (*.boo, viewers for DOS, Win, OS2)
PS/2 Reference Manuals (PDF by Peter Wendt)
PS/2 References that Peter does NOT have
AIX for PS/2 (version 1.3.x)
EPRM Electronic Pocket Reference Manual
Solaris 2.6 on MCA
Setting Up OS/2 Peer-to-Peer Networking & Coexistence of Warp & NT Machines
Interactive Token Ring Troubleshooter (not pretty, but complete)
Radisys EXM Bus
Radisys EXM Bus Modules (EXM and FDM)
Radisys EPC-2x CPU Modules (21, 22, 23, 24, 25?, 26, 26A, 27)
3com 3500 Corebuilder
Netbuilder FDDI Module
Netbuilder II CEC Console Port
3com SuperStack II Switch 2000 TR
Unfortunately, "TR-in-FE", where TR is encapsulated in FE. No bridging occurs.
DEC VN Switch 900EX
DECHub One MX
3172 Interconnect Controller
Needham's EMP 1.7 Software -
[29.3 MB] thx to Tomáš Slavotínek
UMAX VISTA S8
[includes all VISTA series scanners]
RS/6000 Stuff (70xx, 72xx Series)
RS/6000 Books (mostly PDF, with some BOO)
Windows NT IBM Ultimedia Audio Adapter Driver (copy of ryanalswede.com)
7009 Compact Server
SCSI-2 I/O Controller (Type 4-4)
FDDI Single Ring Adapter (Type 2-6)
ALR MCA Systems [files only, HERE]
System names preceded with planar ADF #.
M6 540 Page
Pitiful collection of all Olivetti files
Tandy 5000MC (250-6000)
If you don't see your adapter, send me a note.