[rescue] My new UltraSparc 5's, also my first Sun stations
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Thu Jun 2 11:49:00 CDT 2005
Someone generated the quantum flux that came across as... Brian Howe
> I'll second that statement and suggestion. The IDE subsystem on U5's is
> horrible. The absolute best thing you can do is add a scsi card and run
> with it that way. Everyone I know or ever talked to about this topic
> says the exact same thing.
Indeed. After installing much software on the U10's here at $work I can
give one piece of advice that will cure anyone of not wanting a SCSI card
for the machines:
Install a copy of PTC ProEngineer 3D CAD software. The install per U10
will take approximately umpteen hours just to copy files.
A U10 with SCSI? From personal experience? An hour at most.
"Without balance and consistent growth the only option is to degrade.
There is no other solution." - Anonymous
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