[rescue] Sparc Server 1000E

Michael Thompson michael.99.thompson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 18:13:55 CST 2014

> Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:06:18 -0800
> From: Steven M Jones <smj+rescue at crash.com>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Sparc Server 1000E
> If memory serves, the 1000 runs the XDbus at 40MHz, the 1000E runs it at
> 50MHz.  They use different system boards to do this, not sure about the
> backplane, but otherwise I believe everything is interchangeable.
> I had picked up an SS1000 in 2004, then decided to go for a maximum
> configuration. While collecting 85MHz MBus modules I decided I ought to
> go for the faster board-level interconnect as well, so that SS1000 went
> to Matt Fredette (who some will recognize as the author of the TME
> emulator). Because, I naively thought in 2005, surely it won't be that
> hard to come up with a 1000E? Sigh...
> --Steve.

I have a SparcCenter 2000E. I should have enough parts to configure it with
20 85MHz CPUs.
I have two of the slow FibreChannel JABDs in it that each hold 30 disks.

Looke like this:

Michael Thompson

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