SUMMARY: Re: swapping CPUs

From: Adam and Christine Levin <>
Date: Tue Jul 09 2002 - 11:25:18 EDT
Thanks to:
Charles Rawls <>
Paul Galjan <>
"Moore, L. Bryan" <>

There's a jumper, J3001, that needs to be switched for the CPU speed.

However, when I switched it and installed the 400MHz, the OBP banner
reports 250MHz.

I wonder if this system is too old to make use of a 400?  Any additional

One response said that you need minimum:
CPU board 501-3132-13
POST > 3.3.8
OBP > 3.12 V10


On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Adam and Christine Levin wrote:
> We're currently moving some hardware around, and I've got two E250s open
> on the floor of the systems room.  We swapped 2x300MHz UltraSPARC II procs
> out of one and into the other.  The other had 1x400MHz UltraSPARC II.  The
> first system refuses to boot with the 1x400 -- it boots fine with 2x300,
> but when I swap in the 1x400, the power comes on, the drives spin up, and
> nothing else happens.
> Thoughts?
> -Adam
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