[rescue] U10 IDE?
John Michael Bischoff
biscjohn at locutus.isu.edu
Tue Jun 1 17:48:45 CDT 2004
On Tue, 1 Jun 2004, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> 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
No, that was the Super7, which came stock with either a K6-2/300 or
K6-2/400. ie That was a SunPCi I. The Celerons on the SunPCi II were 700
or 800 MHz.
> 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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