[rescue] Sun SLC/ELC

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jan 14 10:07:33 CST 2003

On Tuesday, January 14, 2003, at 05:21 AM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>> I have some Sun SLC/ELC cpu boards.
> [...]
>> I've been keeping these around in case I had an SLC/ELC to the
>> collection, but SLC/ELC is low on my desired collectibles, so
>> if there is interest let me know... FS or FT.
> You know that you can operate a SLC / ELC board without the machine? 
> You
> only need to feed +5 / +12 / -12 V (the later only for the RS232) to it
> to run. I mounted a ELC board in an external SCSI enclosure together
> with a disk, CDROM and CDRecorder. Makes a perfect toaster with NetBSD.

   Yes a friend of mine built a card cage and ran about ten of them from 
one power supply several years ago.  He used them for web servers at 
his [then small and home-grown] ISP.  They worked very well; I was 
always envious of that setup!


Dave McGuire           "She's a cheek pincher.  I have scars."
St. Petersburg, FL                          -Gary Nichols

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