[rescue] Blade 100 - X86 CPU option?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Feb 2 23:50:37 CST 2018

On 02/03/2018 12:47 AM, Brian Archer wrote:
> I recently acquired a blade 100 (500mhz) desktop. I want to upgrade the CPU
> to a Sparc 650mhz IIi CPU. When looking at the motherboard I see a jumper
> to enable an x86 mode? I notice the CPU socket is the same as a socket 370.
> Is it really possible to put a P3 or other contemporary CPU on this logic
> board?

  That would surprise me quite a lot.  What does that jumper
nomenclature actually say?

> In addition I have a SunPCI x86 card. Does anyone have a link to the
> software? I can't find it anywhere.

  There are many versions of that board.  I several of the packages to
support them up here:



Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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