[rescue] Needed: Indy Drive Sled, RS/6000 Parts

Zach Lowry zach at zachlowry.net
Tue Aug 17 19:41:02 CDT 2004

Oh good lord. That did it. Now it searches for a boot device.

I'd still like more ram for it, if you have them to get rid of. I could  
probably have this machine set up pretty nice!



On Aug 15, 2004, at 11:21 AM, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

> On Sunday 15 August 2004 10:58, Zach Lowry wrote:
>> Also, I was talking to Eric Webb about getting some RS/6000 530H
>> parts, but he seems to have flown the coop. So, I have a 530H that
>> gives an error suggestiong a Memory Board Planar failure. I have 2
>> Memory boards, neither one works, apparently. I've played around
>> swapping SIMMs too, no dice. So, either I have 2 bad memory boards,
>> or a bad motherboard. I'd REALLY like to get this system working,
>> mainly because it's so  big and just so damn cool, but I'm sort of
>> stuck at this point. Can someone please help?
> Like other models in that series, they probably need to be paired up
> (memory boards).  So, try one in the top memory slot, and one in the
> fourth slot down (assuming 8 slots).  If that doesn't work, I should
> have a few extra 64MB boards laying around, and should be able to send
> you two of them to try out.
> Pat
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Zach Lowry                                                  
MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN                              Owner of 20 NetBSD  
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