[rescue] source for cheap U5 memory/disk bracket

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Apr 1 08:23:35 CST 2004

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 12:13:22PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> Walter Belgers <walter+rescue at belgers.com> wrote:
> > I just got a Sun Ultra 5. My only Sun capable of running Solaris 10.. if
> > it had any memory and a harddisk. Does anybody know a source of cheap U5
> > memory? Doesn't need to be much, I just want to get the thing running.
> > Epay?
> Isn't a U5 basically just a PC with a SPARC processor? I'd just wander down
> to the local x86 boxshifter to see if they've got any "small" and "old" IDE
> disks and PC133 memory.

It isn't PC memory.  That was the SB100 that used PC memory I believe.
Also, the U5 should be able to use at least an 80 gig disk.  I know that
my U5 has a 30 gig disk in it.  

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