[rescue] FC-AL? and pile o' sparcs

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Aug 18 19:28:04 CDT 2003

   Dang, that'll teach me to read my mail more frequently. ;)


On Monday, August 18, 2003, at 11:41 AM, Kevin wrote:
> I'll take the FC-AL card if noone else wants it.
> Thanks either way,
> /KRM
> On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 20:00:23 -0400
> Steve Sandau <ssandau at bath.tmac.com> wrote:
>> Starting to sort through the pile of SPARCs I got
>> yesterday. The U1 seems to be dead; I get a "red
>> something" error on a terminal on the serial port.
>> List archives seem to indicate that it means a dead
>> CPU. The CPU seems to be pretty well attached to the
>> MB...
>> The 20 had a "stray interrupt" error when booting
>> from the CD. Made me think the CD was bad, but it
>> wasn't. I removed a couple of cards and it works
>> fine. First, I took out what I think is an FC-AL
>> card. It's got an Emulex 2400092 FAS101 chip on it.
>> Anyone want it for COS??
>> The 20 now has 128M, 4G, 2x85MHz in it. Anyone
>> suggest a faster OS than NetBSD?
>> Sorry, Josh, but I'm probably going to use the
>> SunSwift cards. All my SPARCs (9 or so of them) are
>> SBUS, too.
>> More later as I dig through the parts. Suggestions
>> for appropriate applications for a 5 and a 2? I'm
>> thinking that I might use them to get a couple more
>> friends interested in SPARCs...
>> Steve
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