[rescue] upgrading VAXstation memory
adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Apr 20 17:47:36 CDT 2010
" From: John Floren <slawmaster at gmail.com>
" On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Sandwich Maker <adh at an.bradford.ma.us>
" > " From: John Floren <slawmaster at gmail.com>
" > "
" > " Hi
" > " I've got a VAXstation 4000-60 with 32 MB of RAM. I'd like to add some
" > " 
" > "
" > " On a similar note, I'd like to get a bigger and quieter hard disk. The
" > " 
" It's got a separate Molex power plug... looks pretty much like IDE.
" The current hard drive is a Seagate ST32430N which, as far as Google
" seems to indicate, is not HVD?
a very good drive for its era.
unless they've changed their policy, you should be able to dig the
original spec sheet up at seagate.com - they used to have stuff that
went back to their cdc days.
ah! it's http://www.seagate.com/support/disc/manuals/scsi/67471_f.pdf
i ran my sparc2 on a pair of hawk 4s for almost 10 years. when i got
them, they seemed enormous...
" So what I'm getting here is that as long as it isn't HVD and matches
" my data cable (or can use an SCA adapter), I should be OK? That would
" be the best case, so I hope I'm right :)
the other john answered pretty authoritatively, and that's also my
belief - yes, that's right, and netbsd shouldn't have a problem with
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