[rescue] [geeks] Last Call - Ultra 5/10 parts

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Mon Mar 10 18:47:46 CDT 2014

On Mon, 10 Mar 2014, Nick B wrote:

> Ok, so it seems I'm missing something, other than burning and holding down
> things is there some reason an Ultra5/10 is worth the space it takes?  My
> experience with them puts them as the worst machine Sun ever made, with not
> a single redeeming feature.
> Nick

The VGA port and power usage was what did it for me. ~50W and i can use a 
VGA monitor i have laying around.

> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 6:58 PM, mc68010 <mc68010 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 3/10/2014 3:52 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>>> On Mon, 10 Mar 2014, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>>  One or two of these might be SCSI-based, BTW... Which means the SCSI
>>>> controller & cable would be available.
>>> That would be useful.
>> I think they all came with a LSI SYMBIOS SYM8751SPE pci scsi cards when
>> they used scsi. They also work perfectly in PC and have a great bios for
>> low level formatting and verifying scsi drives without having to boot into
>> an OS.  I don't have the Ultra 5 anymore but, the scsi card is sitting
>> right next to me on the desk. I still use it all the time.
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