[CentOS] Sparc?

Peter A loony at loonybin.org
Wed Dec 30 03:43:47 UTC 2009


> OH, and I just remembered.  the Ultra 10 uses the same memory board, but
> has a little more room in the chassis, and supports 4 x 256MB tall dimms
> of the right type, for 1GB.    you can get away with this in hte U5 by
> hacking a bit on the inside.    catch is, the low profile 256MB modules
> that fit the U5 are kinda expensive,
> http://www.memoryxsun.com/mx7039al.html (2 of these kits).
> oh, same vendor cheaper on ebay:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-512MB-2x256MB-Sun-Ultra-5-10-low-profile-X7039A-L_W
> 0QQitemZ110420793813QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCOMP_EN_Networking_Components?hash=i
> tem19b59799d5#ht_500wt_956
> 
> these tall ones will require a bit of kit bashing to fit,
> http://cgi.ebay.com/Sun-Ultra-10-Memory-1GB-4x256MB-50NS-X7039A_W0QQitemZ40
> 0089670137QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCOMP_EN_Workstations?hash=item5d2733e1f9#ht_50
> 0wt_956

True - but if you spend that kind of money, you can often pick up a SB1000 for 
the same money. Single 750Mhz cpu will still be significantly faster than the < 
400Mhz processor in a Ultra 5 and they all come with at least 1GB and FC 
disks. 

Peter.

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