[rescue] RS/6000 board ID
nick at snowman.net
nick at snowman.net
Tue Feb 12 01:14:03 CST 2002
Ahh, found what I was looking for, SSA is what it's called. check IBM's
web site for more info. That's a nice card, dual loop, dual chan per
On 12 Feb 2002 jwbirdsa at picarefy.com wrote:
> I just acquired a 7012-390, an older MCA-based RS/6000. It came with
> a 52G4735 memory board filled with 16M SIMMs, a 40H6717 CPU (apparently
> a 67MHz POWER2, with an empty L2 cache slot), a 11H8607 "3-1" 8-port async
> card (sans octopus, sadly), a 32H3975 thingy, a 93H1527 "1-E" graphics
> card (possibly a GTX150, has a 13W3), and a "2-1" 3Com ethernet card (in
> addition to the built-in riser ethernet). It has a floppy, CD-ROM, and a
> tape drive. Unfortunately, it doesn't have the bracket for internal hard
> drives at all, but since I don't need the tape drive I can probably put a
> disk in that bay.
> You can see a pic of the guts of the system at
> http://www.picarefy.com/jwbirdsa/transient/Image030.jpg. What I'd really
> like to identify is the 32H3975 thingy
> (http://www.picarefy.com/jwbirdsa/transient/Image031.jpg and
> http://www.picarefy.com/jwbirdsa/transient/Image032.jpg). I don't even
> recognize the connectors! I'm pretty sure that if I have no idea what it
> is, I probably don't need it, so I'm open to offers or trades, especially
> for an octopus for the async card or an L2 cache SIMM for this beastie.
> I also picked up a 87F4774 XGA-2 microchannel card. Please tell me the
> 390 can boot on this card and use a PS/2 mouse and keyboard? I'd love to
> hook this one up to a KVM and run it headful.
> What is the best version of AIX to run on this, and where do I get a
> --James B.
> P.S. For grins, I have created a Computer Packrat Purity Test which you
> can find at http://www.siliconsamsara.org/purity.html . I only score 60%
> on my own test -- hopefully somebody can do better than that!
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
More information about the rescue