Subject: Re: PC164 questions
To: bad bob <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/18/2002 23:49:04
On 2002.06.18 23:27 bad bob wrote:

> My understanding of the manual nad the board is that the cpu fan 
> operation is detected on that third lead, like a tachometer, and if 
> it is not spinning, the system will not power up.
Aha. good to know. So I have to get one of these things _soon_ (and a
NCR / Symbios SCSI adapter too). I need NetBSD on that thing. :-)

> Additionally, as bp said, you do not have pc style soft power on/off
> capability.  I jumpered the connection and my 164 works fine.
Soldering a wire to the board is no problem. You shoud see what I did to
the DC regulator on a Tyan Tomcat III to get it down to 2.2V for a AMD
K6-2 300...