My thanks to:
email@example.com (Jeff Wasilko)
Philip Kao <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Anderson McCammont <email@example.com>
Carlo Tosti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> In 1991 we purchased several ethernet S-bus cards from Sun and plugged them
> into a SS1 and an IPC. The model number is X450H. We would like to replace
> our IPC with a SPARCstation 4 recently purchased.
> Any idea if the ethernet card will still function in the new box or is it
> too old?
The replies I got were mixed.
"Sun4m machines require buffered ethernet cards."
"sbus cards are architecutre specific and can't be swapped between
"should be fine"
"IMHO they will."
The prospects did not look good but it did not seem to be certain so I tried
it. I managed to get the older card seated okay and it was recognized by the
4.1.4 OS . I could ping the card itself but no more than that. Very strange
behaviour I think. I have decided that it does not work.
Thanks for your help.
Glenn W. Cantello EMail: Glenn.W.Cantello@hydro.on.ca
Reactor Safety and Operational Analysis Dept, Ontario Hydro
Location H11-F26 ; Tel (416) 592-5534 ; Fax (416) 592-4966
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