[rescue] SunPCi software WAS::::Re: More basement cleaning

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Wed May 27 20:04:46 CDT 2015

On 05/27/15 20:11, Andrew Jones wrote:
> On 05/27/2015 07:12 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:
>>    I wouldn't.  They are garbage.  It's cheap PC crap with a hamstrung
>> UltraSPARC on the motherboard.  I suggest an Ultra30 or Ultra60
>> instead...that's standard Sun quality.
> I had thought the U5 and U10 were just fine as long as you avoided using 
> the onboard IDE controllers.
> Are there other hairy provisos ?

They're *less bad* if you avoid using the shitty onboard IDE controller.
 One got me through a tight spot once or twice.  But they're still
bargain-basement beige-box-grade junk compared to a nice U30/60/80.

  Phil Stracchino
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