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

Andrew Gaylard ag at computer.org
Thu Feb 24 01:34:21 CST 2011

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 9:14 AM, Jonathan Groll <lists at groll.co.za> wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:21:11 +0200, Andrew Gaylard <ag at computer.org> wrote:
>> Well, my Ultra-60 died suddenly last week.
> Sad to hear that. I would consider also trying it with first just one
> CPU and then the other, and also try to do a full POST. I got a Red
> State Exception from an old CPU, and needed to repurpose the machine
> as a single CPU workstation. And of course, the power supply can go on
> an old machine, not sure if U60 PSUs are prone to capacitor plague.

Yeah, I tried a single CPU at a time, but no luck.  Thanks for the advice,
though.  I don't know if the PSU is OK, but I'm reluctant to invest in this
box now that I've got the U45.  Speed is addictive...!

So, anyone want any of the parts?

- Andrew

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