[rescue] slightly odd E4000 rescue

Jonathan Katz jon at jonworld.com
Sat Feb 16 14:41:57 CST 2008

On Feb 16, 2008, at 2:48 PM, Matthew Weigel wrote:

> 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 regard?
>> 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 ;-)

Yeah, the only requirement on the EX[0,5]00 series is that there is  
one IO board for it to boot.

With your prices now I'm seeing the light and I want too much for my  
E3000 config. :(

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