[rescue] New toys.

bitrot bitrot at apshai.com
Thu May 26 13:45:30 CDT 2005

print printenv and look for something to do with rackfan.
or just turn of diagnostics.   on the 6500 there was some external
connector sensor to see if the extra cooling was active.
i think you can program the prom to ignore it.

On 26 May 2005, at 18:43, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

> I got a pair of E6500 and three E4000 carcasses (missing a lot of  
> stuff,
> including some PCMs, most of the power input modules, and all the CPU
> boards) for $cheap last week.
> After a bit of money on eBay and utilizing my collection of spare
> boards, I got together enough parts to have something fun running:
> http://computer-refuge.org/e6500-boot.txt
> Now, 2/3 of the CPUs are actually 400s, but the others are 336s, so
> everything gets run at 336MHz.
> So, I've noticed a "warning" message I've been getting from the  
> machine,
> which seems to be non-deadly:
> 0,0>ERROR: TEST=System Interrupts,SUBTEST=System Interrupts ID=1f.1
> 0,0>Component under test: Board 0 System Interrupt
> 0,0>Rack Fan failed
> Anyone have an idea what the "Rack Fan" is on these?  My best guess it
> the fan on the keyswitch module, or for the removable media bays.
> Pat
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