[rescue] slightly odd E4000 rescue

Matthew Weigel unique at idempot.net
Sat Feb 16 13:48:39 CST 2008

Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> OK, so I picked up this config for $50 yesterday, no idea if it works 
> yet (haven't plugged it in)

I'm in a somewhat similar situation, I just won an E4500 on eBay.  Kind of an 
impulse purchase, but I have the rack space so I figured I'd give it a try. 
I'm very curious if the recent OpenBSD work to get sparc64 SMP going can 
handle a beast with 14 CPUs and 14GB RAM...

> I only need the one IO board, correct?  I have a bunch of SBus cards 
> somewhere, I think.

The E4500 only requires one IO board, I'd assume the E4000 is similar in that 

> My plan is to use this box for email and web hosting - Apache processes 
> will be spread evenly among all CPUs.

You should have CPUs to spare ;-)
  Matthew Weigel
  unique & idempot.ent

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