[rescue] Sparc 4 power supplies

Mike Nicewonger twmaster at twmaster.com
Sat Oct 4 01:55:03 CDT 2003

The SS4 had a weak supply. It is the same as the Xterm. I would be wary of
running more than the bare minimum in it. Now having said that, I am running
an SS4 as my mail server with one disk and it has been fine for nearly 2

However, the good news is the PSU from an SS5 or 20 will JustWork[tm].

Mike N

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Rose" <rr at rits.com.au>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2003 2:47 AM
Subject: [rescue] Sparc 4 power supplies

> Hi gang,
> I rescued a SparcStation 4 yesterday, I haven't fired it up yet, I decided
> to look inside first.
> There are 3 disks in total (no CD), but the one in the middle of the
> motherboard was unplugged.  I noticed it has the 50 watt power supply and
> was wondering if it might have been too much to ask it to spin up 3
> disks.  Does this seem logical?
> Rob
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