[rescue] Sun SLC/ELC

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jan 14 10:24:33 CST 2003

Interesting ideas.  Probably helps to have SLC/ELC boxes to gut for
the connector stuff though.... otherwise your only interface is this
one edge connector....  Did these projects require gutting SLC/ELC
boxes for those parts ?

-- Curt

>Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:07:33 -0500
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Sun SLC/ELC
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>From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
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>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
>Dave McGuire           "She's a cheek pincher.  I have scars."
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