[rescue] OT: FeeCee rescue
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhcsys.com
Tue Sep 30 09:32:56 CDT 2003
Shirker says ...
> (Well, it's DEC...)
> Hi rescuers,
> Last night I acquired what is for a FeeCee a rather cool system. It's a
> DEC motherboard of some type, with EISA and PCI slots and onboard
> Adaptec Wide SCSI and Cirrus Logic graphics, and the CPUs are on
> removable cards which go in a slot like a COAST SIMM slot, but about
> 1.5-2x as long.
> I have a CPU card with a 486dx4-100 Overdrive CPU on it, another with
> what looks like a 486DX2 of some kind on it, and the interesting one:
> a CPU card with two Socket 5 sockets on it for two Pentium chips.
Sounds like it may be a later version (or just a different version) of the
DCE ApplicationDEC 500xP servers I have. I believe those things came in a
>From memory, mine has only EISA slots, 2 SIMM sockets on the mobo, IDE on
the mobo, more SIMM sockets on a riser card, and one P-60 on a riser card.
I have no idea what they called the slots for the memory and CPU riser
cards. Mine came with EISA SCSI cards, one-gig drives, 72 megs of RAM, and
SCO UNIX. They ran 24/7 for years, and I think the third one is still doing
so in New York.
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