[SunRescue] Pentium Pro VRMs?

Ken Hansen rescue at sunhelp.org
Sat Jun 2 21:31:08 CDT 2001

VRMs are available at eBay quite readily, but they are expensive - a PPro
VRM for my $200 PPro server was $40 (IIRC), and the 2nd PPro 200 was about
$30, and the system that was $200 incl. a 20" Sun monitor, 4 Gig U/W HD, and
128 Meg RAM... So, in comparison to my PPro system, the VRM was quite

I haven't had the heart to turn down the machine to install the second CPU
yet - it's been up 23+ days (since I bought it) and hasn't had a problem
yet. It is running Linux Mandrake 7.1.

Who is *still* happy with that last-minute purchase at TCF this year...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave McGuire" <mcguire at neurotica.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2001 6:31 PM
Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Pentium Pro VRMs?

> On June 2, Robert Novak wrote:
> > Does anyone know a good web source for pentium pro VRMs? I'm trying to
> > bring a HP Vectra XU back to life, and it seems all the ppro boards I
> > available for cannibalization have built-in VRMs. Well, except the one
> > dualie I have in serious use, of course :(
>   I've needed a couple of them in the recent past...I've always had
> good luck finding new ones on eBay.
>         -Dave McGuire
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