[rescue] Identifying Super Sparc II CPU

Mike Nicewonger rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 14 12:34:43 CDT 2001

Are there any machines other than the SC2000 which can grok the 2nd meg of
cache on the SM-x2 CPU's?

What is the reason other Mbus machines cannot use the second MB?

Mike N
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan Katz" <jon at jonworld.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 12:28 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] Identifying Super Sparc II CPU

> Mike wrote:
> > 501-3098 the other a 501-3022. They're both listed as 85mhz units, but
> > exact same circuit card, but the 3022 has 3 different sets of jumpers
> 501-3022 are SM81s, which run at 85Mhz. all SM81s and SM82s run at 85Mhz,
> 80Mhz as some folks guess. The 2nd digit denotes the size of the cache on
> the chip (1M and 2M.)
> If you read up at http://mbus.sunhelp.org you'll find that the SM8x series
> chips was originally designed to run at 90Mhz++ but they ran too hot so
> were clocked down.
> The 501-2818 which Mike has is a different story.
> -Jon
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