[rescue] Alphaserver 4100 "NT only" CPUs

James Fogg James at jdfogg.com
Sat Jan 28 08:00:03 CST 2006

> Does anybody know whether it's possible to convert an "NT
> only" CPU board for an AS4100 to something that won't panic
> Tru64? I just picked up two 600 MHz EV56 processors for my
> 4100 at auction, to max it out, and didn't key into the "NT
> only" part number. Now my 4100 swears it's a 7000-something,
> fails to boot Tru64, and I'm mostly just left swearing. If I
> take out the two new processors, leaving my two old
> processors, everything returns to the way it was before.
> It's unrelated to the SRM / ARC issue. SRM is still present,
> operational, and the default.

Have you verified that there are "NT only" CPU's? I haven't heard of
this. I have a 4100 that came to me with NT installed and I'm afraid it
might have NT only CPU's (I have no desire to run NT).

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