[rescue] Sun SLC/ELC

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 14 22:15:39 CST 2003

--- Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 14, 2003, at 05:21 AM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> > 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!

I think DEC had a similar option for the Multias... I remember starship
computers offering some of them (roll-around render farm?)...



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