[rescue] Sun Blade 100 SCSI Card

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 14:20:33 CDT 2006

Bryan Gurney wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Jun 2006 15:03:46 -0400, Phil Brutsche <phil at tux.obix.com>  
> wrote:
>> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>>> Anyone know which LVD SCSI cards work as a boot device in the Sun Blade  
>>> 100?
>> One of these will: http://search.ebay.com/120002048329
>> There are 2 on ebay.
> That's a 66 MHz 64 bit PCI card; I don't think the Blade 100 would have  
> anything better than 33 MHz 32 bit slots (sunsolve says three "full size"  
> 33 MHz slots; I'm guessing that means "full card length" and not "longer  
> slot connector").  At least that's the case with my Ultra 5, which is  
> basically the previous generation of the Blade 100's role.
> Related question: can you run 66/64 cards in a 33/32 slot at all, or will  
> they just not work?

I'm not 100% sure, but I believe it's up to two factors:

1. Does the card support the slower speed?
2. Does the system support the card's supply voltage?  (5V vs. 3.3V)

Peace...  Sridhar

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