[rescue] howto make multiple main boards work on a Sun Sparc 670/MP
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Fri Jun 15 10:37:58 CDT 2001
Dave McGuire wrote:
> You need to be running relatively new boot ROMs, though I don't
> recall which version in particular...if you do a "printenv" at the
> "ok" prompt and you see an option called "vme-loopback?" then you ROMs
> are new enough. Set that option to "yes"...multiple boards can now
> coexist in the same backplane. I've seen this done with up to four or
> five 4/600 boards in a 690 chassis.
> UMD, eh? I'm up Route 1 from you in Laurel.
> -Dave McGuire
Ooh, I did not know that. BTW, my 670 chassis came from UMD according
to the inventory tags.
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