Version 2 (modified by Daniel Kahn Gillmor, 12 years ago) (diff)


chomsky is an Apple 1U rackmount Xserve, dual processor 1GHz PowerPC.

It uses OpenFirmware through the on-board serial port, which defaults to 57600bps, 8n1

While Chomsky has 3 PCI slots available, they all appear to be 3.3V PCI slots. Based on 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.

There are several 3.3V PCI multiport serial cards available, including a 16-port card for $422.

I'm not sure what else we can do with this machine.