[OT] And You Thought Richmond Kept Old Macs Alive

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Apr 20 16:44:47 EDT 2015

Exactly what I did except it was The Word For Today radio program. those Farallon hubs could be pissy, and you had to terminate every connection as I recall because it was a star configuration.

Bob S

On Mar 27, 2015, at 15:27 , stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com<mailto:stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com>> wrote:

At A&M in the late 80s and early 90's I set up a very expensive Farallon
rack-mounted hub with plug in cards. And the first card was a localtalk hub
with each computer home-run'd to the hub rather than daisy chained. Later
we added and Ethernet hub and ethernet cards to the machines and a gateway
through ISDN to 'the internet'. Before the web existed we had a local
networks and outside dial-up so I could screen share with any machine using

Pretty cool for a recording studio... but I ended up as a reluctant IT guy
for a while.

Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - Deeds Not Words

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