Subject: Re: Qlogic boards
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Wilko Bulte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/03/2001 22:00:50
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 02:57:46PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <20011003215554.C5415@freebie.xs4all.nl>, Wilko Bulte writes:
> >> Empirically, no. I'm gonna get a couple of used -11-E boards, and see if
> >> they work for me.
> >Bah.. I only have KZPBAs here so I cannot check if a plain 1040 will work in
> >any of my Alphas.
> What would be cool is if, say, it were possible to extract the "fixed" DEC
> ROM from a KZPBA, and shove it into a regular 1040... However, it *is* worth
> noting that, while both chips claim to be "1040B", they have different model
> numbers past that; perhaps there really *ARE* hardware differences!
All ROMs on the KZPBA (unless I mis-remember) are SMD jobs, soldered on.
So that would not be an easy thing to do, physically extracting them I mean.
Software extracting them, I don't know if it is possible. Maybe Matt knows.
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