Subject: Re: BiggieVAX rebuilding funzies
To: Erno Palonheimo <email@example.com>
From: Lord Isildur <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/20/2001 12:20:33
yes, i certainly wouldnt mind taking one of those XMI scsi boards
(or BI, just as good) off your hands too!!!
(i just got two 6000/400 processors to upgrademy 6320.. still need to
do the 3phase-1phase conversion.. :)
On 20 Jan 2001, Erno Palonheimo wrote:
> NetBSD Bob <email@example.com> writes:
> > The ol' greybeard Geek BSD codger, here, just got hold of his fancy
> > VAX 7000 crate, that actually turned out to be an Alpha DEC 7000 crate.
> > There are 4 scsi controllers in this crate, and I only plan on running
> > one or two. If you can use one of them (I will have to dig in its
> > innards and see exactly what the thing actually is, but it appears to
> > be a normal VAX 7000 XBI? scsi controller). If that works in your machine,
> > you are welcome to it.
> Hmm. 6000 has XMI and VAXBI, or whatever - if the card plugs into
> either one of them, I'll be more than happy to pay for the shipping!
> > Also, when disassembling my DEC 7000 crate (same as VAX 7000 crate)
> > the internal power supply is, GET THIS! 120vac single phase!!!!!
> > Check your power supply modules, and it might be similar to mine.
> > IFF that really is what it is, and the label says it is, then I can
> > maybe run my DEC/VAX 7000 crate off ordinary 110v house power!! Yippee!
> > Europower is probably 220 would be my guesstimate, so a 220v module
> > might be there. I was quite flabbergasted when I read that label!
> > There is maybe some hope for the powermad DEC/VAXencrates!
> Yes, Europower is usually 220V - the house power, that is. But I
> already have some 200A of 380V three-phase, so I don't need to convert
> mine. :-)
> Erno Palonheimo ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; http://iki.fi/esp/ ; +358505604765