Subject: Re: Two pmaxes, no one boots
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Chuck Silvers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/2002 20:28:32
On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 11:08:06PM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> > > FWIW, I remember my DECstation 3100 always identifying itself as
> > > having a MIPS R3000 processor during boot, which puzzled me because I
> > > was always led to believe the 3100 was supposed to have a R2000...
> > what I remember from days gone by was that the 3100 had an R3000
> > and the 2100 had an R2000. my 3100 also claims to have an R3000 chip.
> I believe a 3100 has a R2000 at 16MHz, and a 2100 has an R2000 at 12MHz.
> I've looked inside my 3100 and it is indeed an R2K.
ok, you got me curious. I dug my 3100 out of the pile and opened it up.
the big chip inside says:
so it looks like it's an R2000 after all. whaddya know...