[rescue] WTB various U10 stuff

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon May 17 15:50:12 CDT 2004

> From: Sebastian Jaenicke <sj+rescue at jaenicke.org>
> Date: 2004/05/17 Mon PM 08:00:44 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] WTB various U10 stuff
> On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 09:33:36PM +0200, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> [..]
> > Yes, you can. But the machine can't boot from it. Any generic Symbios /
> > NCR 53C875 based card should do. (At least it did in my U5 and the U10
> > of a friend.)
> ACK, but avoid anything manufactured from Tekram. They won't work
> in your U5/U10 although they're based on the 53c875 chip.

How bad is built-in IDE support on U5/10 under current OS (Solaris 9, say)? I know it used to be quite bad, but there were ways to improve IDE performance, IIRC (adjusting parameters) - any limits on HD size & speed? (Largest boot drive installed, and what is IDE interface speed on U5/10 - 33, 66, 100, or greater?

I'm thinking of stuffing a 100+ Gig HD in my U5, and wondering if it will be supported...

Thanks in advance!

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