[rescue] Time to replace the IPX

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:22 CST 2003

> > A PWS {433|500|600} should do well on that job, has 100 MBit Tulip on
> > board, the "au" version comes with QLogic UW SCSI and can be feed with
> > quite normal PC100 ECC SDRAM DIMMs. (max. 256 MB per DIMM, two DIMMs
> > per bank.)
> I've got a quite strange version of a 433a, which has a Qlogic SCSI
> card. It was a pain to get it to SRM, but once there it was perfectly
> switchable between AlphaBIOS (*spit*) and SRM. Long story...
> This machine was bought as an alternative CAD-solution for Alpha/NT with
> a historic Wildcat card (Powerstorm 4D51T), so I'd guess that's why the
> SCSI-part.

Is the Qlogic SCSI controller built-in?  If so, you've got the updated
version of the PWS.  With the updated PWS both the a and au versions have
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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