[rescue] Difference between U5/10?
pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Oct 11 20:59:05 CDT 2005
Phil Stracchino declared on Tuesday 11 October 2005 03:08 pm:
> FitzGerrell, Kevin (Kinleith) wrote:
> > I don't see why you couldn't use the same system board in both
> > boxes, albeit with different riser cards. Here's the parts lists
> > for system boards for U5 and U10 from Sun:
> > Ultra 5
> > ------------------------------
> > 375-0009 270MHz
> > 375-0066 270/333/360/400MHz
> > 375-0079 270/333/360/400MHz
> > 375-0115 333/360/400MHz
> > 375-3060 333/360/400MHz
> > Ultra 10
> > 375-0009 300/333MHz
> > 375-0066 333/360/440MHz
> > 375-0079 333/360/440MHz
> > 375-0115 333/360/440MHz
> > 375-3060 333/360/440MHz
> So ... if it's in a U5 and has a 333MHz or better, it'll take a 400.
> And, if it's in a U5 and will take a 400, the same board in a U10 will
> take a 440, so it too should take a 440.
Not exactly. As I said before, any board can take any CPU as long as it
has a new enough OBP/POST revision. I've stuck a 440MHz CPU in a
375-0009 board, and it works just fine (after the board was reflashed).
> That said, I doubt the upgrade would be worth it for what I'm using my
> two U5s for.
Possibly, but that's a more subjective call. :)
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