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Current System Enablers

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The information below comes directly from Apple Computer, and although not exactly new (the list was updated as of 03-Nov-93), it is still current. I won't pretend that it's terribly interesting to read, but I consider it important and useful information, and worth putting into the record in this fashion. If you use a Macintosh or Performa that is not listed below, don't worry, it doesn't require a System Enabler to boot. You can find all of the System Enablers (except those for the Performas) on:

ftp://ftp.apple.com/dts/mac/sys.soft/ 7.1.system.enablers/

                                                        Current
 Performa                        System Enabler Used    Version
  -------------------------------------------------------------
  Performa 600                   System Enabler 304     1.0.1
  Performa 450,460,466/7         System Enabler 308     1.0
  Performa 475,476,550           System Enabler 364     1.1
 
 
                                                        Current
 Macintosh                       System Enabler Used    Version
  -------------------------------------------------------------
  Macintosh Centris 610          System Enabler 040     1.1
  Macintosh Centris 650          System Enabler 040     1.1
  Macintosh Centris 660AV        System Enabler 088     1.1
  Macintosh Color Classic        System Enabler 401     1.0.5
  Macintosh IIvi                 System Enabler 001     1.0.1
  Macintosh IIvx                 System Enabler 001     1.0.1
  Macintosh LC III               System Enabler 003     1.0
  Macintosh LC 475               System Enabler 065     1.0
  Macintosh LC 520               System Enabler 403     1.0.1
  Macintosh PowerBook 160        System Enabler 131     1.0.3    A
  Macintosh PowerBook 165c       System Enabler 131     1.0.3    A
  Macintosh PowerBook 180        System Enabler 131     1.0.3    A
  Macintosh PowerBook 180c       System Enabler 131     1.0.3    A
  Macintosh PowerBook Duo 210    PowerBook Duo Enabler  1.0
  Macintosh PowerBook Duo 230    PowerBook Duo Enabler  1.0
  Macintosh PowerBook Duo 250    PowerBook Duo Enabler  1.0
  Macintosh PowerBook Duo 270c   PowerBook Duo Enabler  1.0
  Macintosh Quadra 605           System Enabler 065     1.0
  Macintosh Quadra 610           System Enabler 040     1.1
  Macintosh Quadra 650           System Enabler 040     1.1
  Macintosh Quadra 660AV         System Enabler 088     1.1
  Macintosh Quadra 800           System Enabler 040     1.1
  Macintosh Quadra 840AV         System Enabler 088     1.1
  Macintosh TV                   System Enabler 404     1.0
  -------------------------------------------------------------
 
 Note:
  A - System Enabler 131 replaces System Enabler 111 and System
      Enabler 121
 Changes:
 
 * PowerBook Duo Enabler
     1.0   - First release. Replaces System Enabler 201.
 
 * System Enabler 001
     1.0   - First release.
     1.0.1 - Improved support for high speed serial communications
             and improved accuracy of the system clock. Also
             addressed a rare problem where floppies may not be
             ejected properly at shutdown.
 
 * System Enabler 003
     1.0   - First release.
 
 * System Enabler 040
     1.0   - First release.
     1.1   - Added support for Quadra 610 and Quadra 650.
 
 * System Enabler 065
     1.0   - First release.
 
 * System Enabler 088
     1.0   - First release.
     1.0.1 - Required for System 7 Pro 7.1.1 support.
     1.1   - Added support for Quadra 660AV.
 
 * System Enabler 131
     1.0   - First release to support the PowerBook 180c.
             Replaced System Enabler 121 (supporting 165c) as well
             as System Enabler 111 (supporting 160 & 180).
     1.0.2 - Corrected a problem involving the serial driver. If a
             user has the serial driver open, but is not
             transmitting, and then puts the PowerBook to sleep,
             any attempt to transmit upon waking, would cause
             the system to hang.
     1.0.3 - Added support for the PowerBook 165.
 
 * System Enabler 401
     1.0.4 - First release.
     1.0.5 - Fixed a problem involving erratic mouse movement with
             Apple II mouse based applications running on the Apple
             IIe card installed in the PDS slot.
 
 * System Enabler 403
     1.0   - First release.
     1.0.1 - Manufacturing release only.
 
 * System Enabler 404
     1.0   - First release.

 

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