Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of chomsky.mayfirst.org


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Aug 6, 2008, 7:09:42 PM (12 years ago)
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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    55It uses OpenFirmware through the on-board serial port, which defaults to 57600bps, 8n1
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     7While Chomsky has 3 PCI slots available, they all appear to be 3.3V PCI slots.  Based on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peripheral_Component_Interconnect#Card_keying the physical keying of the card], it looks like the Octopus-550 requires a 5V PCI slot, so it won't fit in any of the sockets.
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     9There are several 3.3V PCI multiport serial cards available, including a [http://www.roalan.com/8%20and%2016%20Port%20Serial%20RS232%20PCI%20Cards.htm#XS700 16-port card for $422].
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     11I'm not sure what else we can do with this machine.