[rescue] Saved this Ultra 10 from Central Mich U Surplus Sale

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Sat Oct 7 18:36:08 CDT 2017

On 10/07/17 19:31, PhreakShow Telephone Company wrote:
> Went out to the CMU surplus sale last week looking for a fridge and
> some other computers.
> Saw this lone Sun Ultra 10 sitting in the back under a pile of LCD
> monitors.   Got it for 10 bucks.  Brought her home.
> 384MB RAM in it.  CD Drive was dead,  I put in a IDE DVD ROM,  and a
> 250gb hdd i had laying around
> Threw solaris 10 on it and shes up and running.  Albeit very slow.

You might want to try installing a separate IDE controller.  The onboard
IDE controller in the Ultra 10 is terrible, it's a known performance

Better yet, if you're running Solaris 10, try a SATA controller instead.

  Phil Stracchino
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