List of Planar ADFs

Content by Peter H. Wendt (original HERE). Edited by Tomáš Slavotínek.
Last Update: 06 Apr 2021


Planar ADFs are a special case, as they are tied to planar boards rather than adapter cards. More info about Planar ADF files can be found HERE.

Here's a list of the planar ADFs, the associated machines, and the relevant options:

IBM
FEE7PC Server 720 (8642) Planar
7 Slots:5 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with BVE (Slot 5)
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 7)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 2,4
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
Preempt supported
2 Serial Hi Speed / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard SVGA
Hands Off Configuration possible
FED0IBM PC Server 310 (8639) Micronics PCI/MCA Board
IBM PC 730 (688x) PCI/MCA Board
2 Slots:2 × 32-bit
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (STD/BIDI/ECP)
Onboard IDE Controller
Onboard Audio Support
Onboard Video
Hands Off Configuration possible
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
FED1IBM PC Server 310 (8639) Micronics PCI/MCA Board
IBM PC 730 (688x) PCI/MCA Board
3 Slots:2 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (STD/BIDI/ECP)
Onboard IDE Controller
Onboard Audio Support
Onboard Video
Hands Off Configuration possible
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
FED2IBM PC Server 310 (8639) Micronics PCI/MCA Board
IBM PC 750 (688x) PCI/MCA Board
5 Slots:4 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (STD/BIDI/ECP)
Onboard IDE Controller
Onboard Audio Support
Onboard Video
Hands Off Configuration possible
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
FE80IBM PC Server 320 (8640) Micronics PCI/MCA Board
IBM PC Server 520 (8641) Micronics EISA/MCA Board
6 Slots:5 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
Flash-BIOS
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard IDE Controller
Onboard Video
Hands Off Configuration possible
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
FEBEIBM PC Server 320 (8640) Micronics EISA/MCA Board
IBM PC Server 520 (8641) Micronics EISA/MCA Board
6 Slots:5 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
Flash-BIOS
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard IDE Controller
Onboard Video
Hands Off Configuration possible
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
FF6FPS/2 Model 90 (8595/9595) Planar
8 Slots:3 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 2)
4 × 16-bit internally
(XGA + 2 [no longer supported] ESDI + 1 internally used)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 2
FDD(1) = 1,2,4
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
Preempt supported
1 Serial Hi Speed / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard XGA
FF9FPS/2 Model 95 (8595) Planar (all 486SX /DX /DX-2 Models)
8 Slots:6 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with BVE (Slot 5)
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 7)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 2
FDD(1) = 1,2,4
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
Preempt supported
1 Serial Hi Speed / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
E4FEPS/2 Model 95 (9595) Planar (Pentium & Array-Models)
8 Slots:6 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with BVE (Slot 5)
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 7)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
Preempt supported
2 Serial Hi Speed / 2 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
FFDCPS/2 Model 85 (9585 X) Planar 486SX-33
8 Slots:6 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with BVE (Slot 5)
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 7)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard SCSI (narrow - 8 bit)
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
FEDFPS/2 Model 85 (9585 K/N) Planar 486DX2-33/66
8 Slots:6 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with BVE (Slot 5)
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 7)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard SCSI (wide - 16-bit)
Determination of CPU type / speed and memory type
"Hands Off Configuration" REMmed out - but possible
DFFEPS/2 Model 76 (9576) "Bermuda" Planar 486SX/DX-25 or -33
3 Slots:1 × 32-bit
2 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1 & 3)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard SCSI
Determination of CPU type and board-speed
DEFEPS/2 Model 77 (9577) "Bermuda" Planar 486SX/DX-25 or -33
5 Slots:3 × 32-bit
2 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1 & 2)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard SCSI
Determination of CPU type and board-speed
EE79PS/2 Model 77 i/s (9577) "Lacuna" Planar 486SX-25, DX2-50, DX4-75
5 Slots:4 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 4)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard IDE Controller
Power Management Display
Determination of CPU type and board-speed
EE7APS/2 Model 77 i/s (9577) "Lacuna" Planar 486SX-33, DX2-66, DX4-100
5 Slots:4 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 4)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard IDE Controller
Power Management Display
Determination of CPU type and board-speed
EE7BPS/2 Model 76 i/s (9576) "Lacuna" Planar 486SX-25, DX2-50, DX4-75
3 Slots:1 × 32-bit
2 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1 & 3)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard IDE Controller
Power Management Display
Determination of CPU type and board-speed
EE7CPS/2 Model 76 i/s (9576) "Lacuna" Planar 486SX-33, DX2-66, DX4-100
3 Slots:1 × 32-bit
2 × 32-bit with AVE (Slot 1 & 3)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 32
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard IDE Controller
Power Management Display
Determination of CPU type and board-speed
E1FEPS/2 Model 56SLC2/SLC3 (9556) Planar 486SLC2-25/50 or 486SLC3-25/75
3 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 2)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 24
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard XGA-2
Onboard SCSI
E0FEPS/2 Model 57SLC2/SLC3 (9557) Planar 486SLC2-25/50 or 486SLC3-25/75
5 Slots:4 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 4)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 24
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard XGA-2
Onboard SCSI
E6FEPS/2 Model 56 (8556) Planar 386SX / SLC
3 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 2)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard VGA
Onboard SCSI
E2FEPS/2 Model 57 (8557) Planar 386SX / SLC
5 Slots:4 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 4)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
FDD(2) = 1,2,4,6
IML
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
Onboard VGA
Onboard SCSI
E3FEPS/2 Model 53 (9553) Planar 486SLC-25
3 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 2)
NVRAM 2K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0) = 4,6
FDD(1) = 1,2,4,6
Vital Product Data (VPD)
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA arbitrated)
ATA HD-Interface
FBFFPS/2 Model 50 (8550-021) Planar 286-10
4 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 3)
1 × System (Harddisk)
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FBFFPS/2 Model 50Z (8550) Planar 286-10
4 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 3)
1 × System (Harddisk)
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
F7FFPS/2 Model 60 (8560) Planar 286-10
8 Slots:7 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 6)
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FBFFPS/2 Model 55SX (8555) Planar 386SX-16
4 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 3)
1 × System (Harddisk)
Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
F5FFPS/2 Model 55 (8555-LEO/-LTO) Planar 386SX-16
4 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 3)
1 × System (Harddisk)
NVRAM 2K, Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
E3FFPS/2 Model 65SX (8565) Planar 386SX-16
8 Slots: 7 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 6)
NVRAM 2K, Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FFAFPS/2 Model P70 (8573) Type 1 Planar 386DX-16
3 Slots:1 × 16-bit
1 × 32-bit
1 × System (Harddisk)
Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
F4FFPS/2 Model P70 (8573) Type 2 Planar 386DX-16 or -20
3 Slots:1 × 16-bit
1 × 32-bit
1 × System (Harddisk)
Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
E0FFPS/2 Model P75 (8573) Planar 486DX-33
5 Slots:2 × 16-bit
1 × 32-bit
1 × 32-bit with AVE
1 × System (SCSI controller Slot #1)
NVRAM 8K, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
FDD(1)=1,2,4
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (DMA Arb.)
Preempt supported
Planar Video XGA
DFFFPS/2 Model 70 (8570) Planar 386DX-16
4 Slots:2 × 32-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
Rom2Ram, Spit640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
F3FFPS/2 Model 70 (8570) Planar 386DX-20
4 Slots:2 × 32-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
Rom2Ram, Spit640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
F9FFPS/2 Model 70 (8570-Axx) Planar 386DX-25
4 Slots:2 × 32-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
Rom2Ram, Spit640
Sysmem 1024 24
Preempt supported
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FCFFPS/2 Model 70 (8570-Bxx) Planar 486DX-25
4 Slots:2 × 32-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 1)
Rom2Ram, Spit640
Sysmem 1024 24
Preempt supported
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FEFFPS/2 Model 80 (8580) Planar 386DX-16
8 Slots:3 × 32-bit
4 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 6)
Rom2Ram, Spit640
Sysmem 1024
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FDFFPS/2 Model 80 (8580) Planar 386DX-20
8 Slots:3 × 32-bit
4 × 16-bit
1 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 6)
Rom2Ram
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FFF9PS/2 Model 80 (8580) Planar 386DX-25 w/ cache
8 Slots:4 × 32-bit
2 × 16-bit
2 × 16-bit with AVE (Slot 5 & 6)
Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024 24 1
1 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
Preempt supported
FFFAIBM PS/55 Model 5550-S, -T
5 Slots: ???
Rom2Ram, Split640
Sysmem 1024 24
1 Serial / 1 Parallel
FFE9IBM 7568 (C40 / D40) Industrial PC ("Gearbox 800")
9 Slots: (!) ???
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4 (D40)
FDD(1)=2 (C40)
FDD(2)=1,2 REMmed out
IML (C40)
F1FEIBM PS/2 Model N51SX/N51SLC (8551) Planar
3 Slots:3 × 16-bit
(1 Memory, 2 supported with 3550 Exp. Unit)
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
Sysmem 1024 24 1
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
F1EFIBM PS/2 Model CL57SX (8554) Planar 386SX-20
4 Slots:4 × 16-bit
(2 Memory, 2 supported with 3550 Exp. Unit)
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
Sysmem 1024 24 1
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
F1ECIBM ThinkPad 700C (9552) Planar
2 Slots:2 × 16-bit
(2 supported with 3550 Exp. Unit)
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
IML
Sysmem 1024 24 1
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
Onboard SVGA (Color)
Pointing Stick Support
F1EEIBM ThinkPad 700 (9552) Planar
2 Slots:2 × 16-bit
(2 supported with 3550 Exp. Unit)
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
IML
Sysmem 1024 24 1
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
Onboard VGA (Mono)
Pointing Stick Support
F1E9IBM ThinkPad 720C (9552) Planar
2 Slots:2 × 16-bit
(2 PCMCIA)
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
IML
Sysmem 1024 24 1
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
Onboard SVGA (Color)
Pointing Stick Support
PCMCIA Controller
F1E8IBM ThinkPad 720 (9552) Planar
2 Slots:2 × 16-bit
(2 PCMCIA)
NVRAM 8KB, Rom2Ram, Split640
FDD(0)=4
IML
Sysmem 1024 24 1
2 Serial / 1 Parallel (+DMA)
Onboard VGA (Mono)
Pointing Stick Support
PCMCIA Controller
Reply
E0FEBuilt-in Features for Reply Upgrade Board
(Only PE0FE.ADF present, no D- or S- files)
4 Slots
E1FEBuilt-in Features for Reply Upgrade Board
(Only PE1FE.ADF present, no D- or S- files)
4 Slots
E2FEBuilt-in Features for Reply Upgrade Board
(Only PE2FE.ADF present, no D- or S- files)
8 Slots

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