[rescue] What to do with a deal Ultra-60?

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 12:30:16 CST 2011

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Andrew Gaylard <ag at computer.org> wrote:
> Well, my Ultra-60 died suddenly last week.
> Fortunately, death came suddenly, there was no long,
> drawn-out period of angst.  From working one day, to
> dead the next. On ttya, I simply get "RED state excep"
> and a whole lot of what we used to politely call "line noise"
> in the old days.  Mostly, though, the power LED refuses
> to light, although the drives power up fine, and ttya just
> produces line noise.
> Reseating the DIMMs, CPUs, and PCI cards didn't help,
> so I guess it's terminal.  I'll miss this box; I've used it
> almost daily for the last 3 years.  (Somehow x86 kit
> never elicits this kind of reaction from me when it dies.)
> So, is there any interest in the parts, especially from
> my compatriots MJ and Jonathan (from whom the chassis
> orginally came)?  I'm located in Johannesburg, South Africa.
       Could it be just the power supply? I want to say the U30 one
fits it. If it does, I can yank it from my dust-gathering U30.

> The specs are:
> 2 x 400MHz CPUs
> Elite3D-m6 and Creator graphics
> 36GB SCA disk
> Type 5c keyboard and mouse
> - Andrew
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