afaik mvc-fd200 is the last floppy mavica ever made, and the one with the highest res sensor, which is because i just bought random ones off ebay that were cheap (several years ago)
blah, battery leakage is the worst
I got in an old multi-I/O card for the 386, and the IDE didn't work. I found a few small splotches of what appeared to be corrosion from a leaked battery, and sure enough, the one that ate through a trace kept a bus transceiver from being powered.
One cleanup and a bodge wire later, it works again!
I also got a Trident TVGA8900 video card, which worked fine without a hitch.
I ran MGR on my first Linux box, a 386sx-16 with (iirc) 10M RAM. XFree86 was uselessly slow but MGR was acceptable.
(linux-mgr was a bit of a sad puppy though. The XFree86 people were doing most of the VGA coding, and svgalib was adapting their code and mgr was adapting svgalib code...)
If you really like the looks, Rio, the Plan 9 GUI, looks and acts a lot like MGR at the user level.
Computers and things and stuff.
I find cool stuff and fix it up. Plans to start a museum for it all.
Digital DEC, Sgi, Ibm, commodore and everything else too.
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