[rescue] U10 IDE?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Jun 1 14:23:56 CDT 2004

On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 01:29:35PM -0600, John Michael Bischoff wrote:
> On Mon, 31 May 2004, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 01:32:51PM -0500, Matthew Braun wrote:
> > > Well, I was just given a Ultra 10 with a SunPCI (Penguin) though no ram
> > > or drive. In previous experience with U10's I found disk operations to
> >
> > I see some SunPCIs on ebay with the Penguin designation.  Does that
> > denote any hardware changes, or is it perhaps just mean it was bundled
> > with a version of the Solaris software to run Linux instead of windows
> Nope, Penguins were SunPCI I's, which meant they had a super 7 socket on
> them. Chimeras (Chimerae?) were the SunPCi II's, with a celeron on them.
> Presumably the SunPCi III's (which is the current model) have a
> designation too, but I don't know it.

Err, were there ever 400mhz celeron boards released?  I keep seeing
people mention 400mhz celeron in conjunction with SunPCI Is, and I'm now
having a sinking sensation that I may have really bought a AMD k6-2
instead of the Celeron 400 I though I was getting.  Then again, I guess
it doesn't really make all that much difference.  Both will probably be
slower than I really like for my task (but I didn't have the budget for

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