[rescue] Indy CPU upgrade

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Wed May 21 16:10:03 CDT 2003

Information I've gotten from the net on Indy proms:

R4400SC/200 requires July 15, 1994 or later
R4600PC/133 requires Sept 28, 1994 or later
R5000       requires February 12, 1996 or later
XZ video    requires June 20, 1994 or later

hope this helps you.

-- Curt

>Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 00:03:39 +0300 (EEST)
>From: Meelis Roos <mroos at linux.ee>
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Indy CPU upgrade
>> > PROM Monitor SGI Version 5.1.2 Rev B4 R4X00 IP24 Dec  9, 1993 (RE)
>> > is the version. Is there any way to check whether this PROM version
>> > actually supports R4400SC at 175 ?
>> Yep, the part number (starts with 030-) printed on the PROM chip's
>> label.  Google can tell you, with that number.
>The PROM is labeled 070-9101-005 and Google doesn't tell much :(
>R400SC and R4400SC seem to be among the earlier supported CPUs whilst
>4600SC is a later one and R5000* is again newer (and want rev 011).
>Haven't found any info about required PROM versions of earlier CPU-s.
>I hope rev 005 supports 4400SC at 175...
>Meelis Roos  (mroos at linux.ee)
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Curtis Wilbar
Hawk Mountain Networks
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