[rescue] Enterpise E4K questions...

Michael Horton Michael.Horton at acntv.com
Thu Feb 17 13:07:02 CST 2005

whether the following is applicable is your decision.

sun does not support multiple-speed cpus in the e4000.

if the machine is under support, they can always ask you to return the
server to a support configuration before doing *any* work, diagnosis,
support for you.

the e4000, as with other sun sparc machine will run "mix and match".

Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Feb 2005, "Gutschner, Marc" wrote:
> CPU modules can be mixed & matched too, but the machine will clock them
> all down to match the slowest one.  I think in past discussion here
> someone sayd that 'prtdiag' will report their true speeds, but they'll all
> be running at the same speed.  Similarly, the smallest L2 cache will
> determine how much cache is used on each module - mix a 1MB with some 4MB
> modules, and you'll waste the extra cache (but it will run).

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