[rescue] SunBlade 2000.... doesn't power on

Sanford Barton xc68000 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 21:39:19 CDT 2009

My sunblade 2k has the same config and the 20'02 badging.  Dual 900s
and xvr-1200 graphics.  I added my own SunPCI III and the boot disk is
36gb which I supplemented with a 73gb.

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
<rescue at hawkmountain.net> wrote:
> Jonathan Patschke wrote:
>> On Sun, 6 Sep 2009, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>>> Oh, this unit has 20'02 and "twenty years of innovation" on the plastic
>>> around the front lit Sun Logo....  do all SB2000s have that ?
>> Nope, it was a limited edition, and quite a budget-buster seven years ago:
>>    http://sun.systemnews.com/fullsource?article=6135
> Hrm.... mine is quite different from the specs there...
> I have 1 900Mhz Cu processor
> I have 1G of RAM
> I don't have the SunPC card
> I only have 1 72G Drive
> Video card is PGX64
> So... unless they offered lesser configs of this, or all SB2000's have that
> twentieth
> anniversary badging (what little I find is confusing... talking about
>  SB1000s are
> now SB2000s, etc), then when this was relatively new, someone swapped in
> lesser
> SB2000 parts (while still new) for the new parts in this one.... including
> swapping out
> blanking plates, cpu block off plate, etc... as inside this unit looked
> untouched, not
> a spec of dust.
> I have the original box (a bit hacked up), is there any data from the box
> from the
> computer that I can use to verify the specs of this unit as sold ?  (I'll
> through
> the two small boxes that were in the large one and see if any original
> paperwork
> indicating configuration is in there)
> Would love to max out the CPUs and RAM... but doubt I can afford to do that
> :-(
> (uses 1G DIMMs, right ?).  CPUs max out at 1200 ?
> -- Curt
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