[rescue] Cycle 5 board
ansalmo at dsl.pipex.com
Wed Jan 15 13:26:32 CST 2003
I'm so happy! I managed to source a Cycle 5-CLX board to soup up my
ClassicX - a rare find in the UK. Even better, it's fitted with a 170MHz
TurboSparc CPU which gives the Classic an impressive turn of speed.
I love the old lunchbox Suns, and I think I've maxed this one about as far
as it can go - it also has a 100Mb ethernet card, plus a SBus-to-PCMCIA
bridge in which I've put an 802.11b wireless card (it's running NetBSD so
this works perfectly). Just need to find a bigger hard drive and some more
32MB SIMMs - the 5-CLX can take 6 of them to give a max of 192MB rather than
the 128MB I had in there before (2x32 + 4x16). I was also wondering whether
I can make use of a PCMCIA USB card. Hmmmmm.
All in all, I guess it's now a ClassicMAX....
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