[rescue] Upgrading Ultra 2

Ahmed Ewing aewing at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 21:06:28 CDT 2007

On 4/18/07, Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> 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.
>From the Nitpick Dept: I always thought the prototype PCI mule was a
uniproc, U1-based box... IIRC it was codenamed "Positron", keeping in
step with the "Electron" (U1 and U1E) / "Pulsar" (U2) / "Quark" (U30)
/ "Deuterium" (U60) / "Quasar" (U80) naming convention of the period.


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