>>>I was noticing the other day while installing memory on
>>>my 2000(HD) that the mother board has tracks run to the
>>>8 bit IBM slots, beyond the length of the slot. It looks
>>>like if you added a connector, you could extend your 8
>>>bit slots to 16 bit slots. My motherboard is rev 6.2.
>>>Does anyone know if this is the case?
>If this is true, where can I get the right connector? :-) It sounds like
>I could connect one of those fancy 16bit SuperVGA cards to the BridgeBoard
>side instead of having to hunt around for the less common 8bit VGA cards.
I don't know where to get the connector but as far as using a 16-bit SVGA in
a 8-bit slot,... That is what I'm doing right now! I have the 2088 (XT style)
Bridgeboard and bought a clone SVGA card, 512k, for $110 and it works fine,
although at the speed of the XT! ;-( So you only need the Xtra slot if you
have an AT Bridgeboard (except I've heard problems with some SVGA and the AT
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