[rescue] Ultra SPARC purchase
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Sat Apr 5 17:48:59 CST 2003
On Sat, 5 Apr 2003, Chris Hedemark wrote:
> The Ultra 5's get a good amount of bashing here, probably more than
> they deserve.
No, they really deserve it. The 10 deserves just as much because, while
you can use the UPA slot, the case is a complete PITA, evening things
> With a later model IDE drive installed they are actually pretty decent
Just don't run more than one drive per channel on either system. The
U5/U10 uses the worst implementation of IDE known to the industry.
> Shhh don't tell my Ultra 5, otherwise it might have to drop to 800x600.
The older revisions of the M64 didn't have enough framebuffer to do
> Not all Ultra 5's are configured equally.
Jonathan Patschke *) Q: What do you call the hum of a rack of Apple
Thorndale, TX (* XServes?
*) A: The Al Gore Rhythm.
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