[rescue] U2 CPU's (was Re: advice saught)
sunrescue at marknmel.com
Sat Sep 8 13:59:11 CDT 2007
Curious George wrote:
> Speaking of which... What's the fastest CPUs
> I can stuff in a U2? I have a pair of 450MHz/4MB
> CPUs (from a U60 or maybe a E420?)
I have dual-400's and 2 gig ram in my U2 (works great!). Just be sure
to update the firmware before installing the 400 cpu's.
Lionel sent this link out just a message or two ago - for U2 firmware...
The only problem with an ultra-2 is the onboard scsi is a little slow, especially if you disk mirroring.
You are better to use a couple of nice external disk chassis with a couple of sunswift cards.
The 450's won't work as they have a heat sink on both sides, and won't physically fit (afaik)
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