[rescue] Upgrading Ultra 2

Barry Keeney barryk at chaoscon.com
Wed Apr 18 12:48:19 CDT 2007

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Steve Sandau wrote:

> Just purchased a pair of 400MHz CPUs listed as X1194A - 501-5445 on 
> eBay. Seller says he's sure enough that they will work in a U2 that 
> he'll give me my money back if they do not.
> Anysystem lists a X1193A - 501-5445 for use in a U2. Anyone know if the 
> X1194a and X1193a are functionally the same?

Sun's Handbook has 501-5445 as options 1193/1194 both for the Ultra2 and
enterprise 250.

For the Ultra 2 to use these you need:

System Board >=501-3132-13.
OBP >=3.11 Version 2 POST >=3.3.8

> (Obviously I have decided to beef up my U2 instead of replace it. No 
> replacement sounded like it would really be worth it to me.)

   Have fun, I've got these in my E250 file server at home.

Barry Keeney
Chaos Consulting
email barryk at chaoscon.com

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