[rescue] Upgrading Ultra 2

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Wed Apr 18 20:46:40 CDT 2007

On Apr 18, 2007, at 9:29 PM, Ron Wickersham wrote:

> it's remarkable how truly useful a U2 is.  does anyone know if it came
> out a long time before the two-processor PCI units like Ultra 30 or the
> E220R which has the same motherboard as the Ultra 30?

Supposedly there is a prototype Ultra2 with PCI somewhere at Sun.

Aside from that, the first PCI SPARC was the OEM motherboard that Sun 
Microelectronics produced in late 1996.

The U2 was launched Q4 1995 I believe, Ultra 30 was launched July 1997 
according to what I can find online.


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