[rescue] 600MP proms
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Sat Jun 16 12:44:16 CDT 2001
On June 16, Cookie wrote:
> No, Dave should not have to loose any money on this.
> And he should keep the original proms we buy. I was
I don't need to keep the originals...someone should use them. My
eprom programmer has a floppy drive; I can just keep the binary images
on floppies. I'd suggest whoever goes through the trouble of ordering
them should keep/use the originals.
> The pisser in my mind with Bridgepoint is they
> bought Ross because they needed chip fabrication
> experience/facilities, and want nothing to do with
> the old Hypersparc stuff, other than sell off the
> old inventory.
Yes, that blows dog.
How are their prices on the HyperSPARC modules, though? Are they
> Although it did do a very cool thing when I first installed it.
> It went through a "discovery process" that I am at a loss to
> get it to repeat. (if anyone knows a command I can run to
> make it do it again, i could really use it ) It looked for and
> initialized memory by Bank (1-12)
> looked for scsi and ipi devices and several other
> cool things that bridgepoint has no idea about.
Neat. It probably set a flag somewhere in the nvram to keep it from
doing it again.
> >I have version 2.14 that I can yank to be replicated. Can anyone confirm
> >which procs work with this, ie, is it new enough to bother, or should we
> >still buy the Bridegepoints?
> >Definitely count me in either way.
If we're going to do this, I don't think it makes much sense to do
it with anything other than the latest release available. I'm willing
to dupe the EPROMs either way, though, this is just a suggestion.
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