SUMMARY: Can I just swap/mix cpu's.....???

From: German, Vinnie (
Date: Fri Jan 28 2000 - 08:47:15 CST

Special thanks to:

Kulp Scott .......Lucent Technology
Caspar Dik........SUN Microsystem
Robert Johannes...
Zion Huan...Focusppo
Bernhard Sadlowski...Uni-Bielefeld.De
Michael Connolly.....CkCorp.
Doug Otto

They all agree on the fact that you CAN NOT MIX CPU OF DIFFERENT SPEED.

Thanks to all again,


Here was my question:

This is my scenario:

An ultra2 running Solaris 2.5.1 with 2 CPU of 200mhz each.

Can I possible just swap a bad cpu from the Ultra 2 . The bad cpu is a
Can I swap it with a 300mhz. If yes, what do I need to do so that my
could recognize the new 300mhz. Is it possible to have the machine come up
using 1 200mhz and another 300mhz cpu?

Thanks in advance for your consideration.


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