[parisc-linux] hp 715/50 questions
Wed, 13 Sep 2000 02:35:58 -0400
"T. Martin" wrote:
> James the Ram on the PA-Risc is proprietary ( I have 4 of these things)
> It won't work in a PC and vice versa.
I thought it was but hoped it was not. Thanks for the info. I can get
some memory from kingston. On the site it has a sugested retail price of
$156 US for 32 megs (Kingston #: KTH715/32). A bit pricey but what can I
> I hope you got it cheap (as I did) or else you'll be alittle
I got for $10 US + shipping (Is that considered cheap?) cause no one
else wanted it.
> disappointed, the 715/50 running seti@home would perform exactly as my
> P166 the PA running HP-UX 9.03, PC Linux.
It's equivalent (aprox) to a P166? That's really not that bad. I'm
running a SPARCstation 1+ that is equivalent to a 386 (486 at most).:)
> Not a super box when the Linux port is done these boxes will serve nicly.
> catfish: icq #20116127
> On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, James Waterhouse wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I just bought a 715/50 off ebay and I have a few questions about it
> > that I hope someone can help me with. I've tried to find answers on hp's
> > site and on the web but have come up with nothing.
> > First, the leds on the front of the case are for diagnosing the boot
> > process right? They have the same function as the beeps from a pc's
> > bios? If so then does any one know where I can find documentation for
> > these error codes?
> > Secondly, the box I bought was a bare system... no memory and no hard
> > drive. I know I can put any scsi 2 hard drive in (correct me if I am
> > wrong) but what about memory? The slots look like 72 pin simm slots but
> > that means nothing? Do I have to buy special hp memory or what?
> > Any help would be greatly apreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > James
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