[rescue] Re: SS20 auxiliary video board

Chris Powell Chris.Powell at zarlink.com
Fri Jan 10 10:56:02 CST 2003

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 19:33:44 -0800 (PST), Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:

> Sun part# 501-2488.  Would anyone happen to have one of these for sale or
> trade?
> I've got two 4MB SS20 VSIMMs, and one 8MB SS10 VSIMM.  I suppose I could
> trade for a single 8MB SS20 VSIMM, or go pick up a cheap SS10 chassis and
> build it up... but I'm thinking that I'd rather have more screen real
> estate on one box, since I have a spare Sun 21" monitor gathering dust...  
> so I'm trying to track down the board that'd let me drive the 2nd head
> using the 2nd 4MB VSIMM at once.  Mmmm, pixels.

Did you mean to say 'SS10'? Only the SS10SX has support for the VSIMM.

> How rare are those things?  I've looked around over the last few months,
> but not very energetically and without much luck.  Are they pure
> unobtainium, or a hardtofindium/unobtainium alloy? :-)

Hardtofindium I'd say, and remember the SS20 uses a different auxiliary
video board to the SS10SX.


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