[rescue] 600MP proms

Bran Tregare rescue at sunhelp.org
Sat Jun 16 04:31:00 CDT 2001

Someone should send craig dewick a copy o fhte bin files for hte proms...

At 07:02 AM 6/16/01 +0000, you wrote:
>On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Dan Debertin wrote:
> > Mentions 2.14.3 .. might that be what you have? I'm not sure if the PROM
> > banner is showing the entire version number, or truncating it. The MBus
> > FAQ says I need 2.10.3 to run SM51s, and here I am running, if my PROM
> > banner were to be believed, 2.10, without issues with that module.
> >
> > It appears from that chart that the only higher release from 2.14 is
> > 2.14(H), which enables some of the 180MHz HyperSPARC modules. Since I
> > don't plan on spending that kind of cash on MBus modules anytime soon, it
> > doesn't matter to me.
> >
> > I wonder though -- how backwards-compatible are these PROM revisions? I
> > would hope that I wouldn't lose the ability to run SuperSPARC CPUs (eg
> > SM51) with this later version. I assume that they DTRT and made it
> > backwards-compatible, but ... don't know if I should be making that
> > assumption.
>I'm not 100% positive on the .3 part. I'll have my roomate double check
>this weekend. I just moved to Denver, and haven't yet brought my toys
>out. For the record, I run the quad SM-51s, so backwards compatibility
>shouldn't be an issue.
>Assuming everything else, if 2.14.x will work, I can get them pulled in 
>the next
>few days and mailed to Dave to be copied.
>/Martin Wedel
>sun at minor-element.net
>rescue maillist  -  rescue at sunhelp.org

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