[rescue] Recycling Run

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Dec 15 16:17:48 CST 2006

On Friday 15 December 2006 13:07, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> >From: Michael Thompson <m_thompson at ids.net>
> >Date: 2006/12/14 Thu PM 12:06:55 CST
> >To: rescue at sunhelp.org, rescue at sunhelp.org
> >Cc: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
> >Subject: Re: [rescue] Recycling Run
> >
> >>As for U2 CPUs, I have all the 300MHz/2MB UltraSPARC-II CPUs anyone
> >>would want.  I also have a roughly two arms' length pile of untested
> >>200-pin Sun DIMMs, which I think are either 64MB or 128MB.
> >
> >I just picked up an empty E450. Will any of the CPUs or memory work
> >in the E450?
> The E450 will accept the same CPUs as an Ultra 2, so the CPUs should
> work, but beware that the E450 requires VRMs for each CPU installed -
> hopefully the previous owner that pulled the CPUs didn't realize they
> could/should remove the VRMs as well.

The CPUs you can ues (from Sunsolve) are 250, 300, 400, and 480MHz 

It can take 32MB - 256MB 200pin DIMMs, I think in sets of 4.

> I'm not sure if the first CPU requires a VRM, but processors 1-3
> certainly do (my E450 is not handy right now)...

Yes, all 4 of the VRMs are removable.

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