Re: Kernel traps on dual SS20
From: neoholistic (ekqbwpo_at_terra.es)
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 08:29:26 +0200
Juhan Leemet wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 02:58:16 +0200, neoholistic wrote:
>>Juhan Leemet wrote:
>>>On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 23:20:46 +0200, neoholistic wrote:
>>>>Hi people, I've just upgraded my SS20 dual 150MHZ HyperSPARCs...
>>>Are they the same (stepping?)...
>>They are the same stepping and part number. They both come without a
> Uh, ...dissipator? You don't mean heatsink, do you? That's not possible!?
> I haven't seen the 150MHz CPUs, but I imagine they are similar to my dual
> Ross 125MHz CPUs. They have a ribbed blue heatsink that pretty well covers
> the whole top of the MBus board. I wouldn't even power up CPUs (esp.
> 150MHz, hotter than 125MHz) without heatsinks. I'd be afraid of frying
> them right away. You must see smoke coming off them? I must misunderstand.
Heatsinks, yes. They lack them. There's a thin metal layer on top of
the cpu (a large square ic), and that's about it - nothing like the
BIG heatsink my sm71 has - and they certainly run hot...
>>>Are you trying to run the system with the cover off? ...
>>The cover is on, but I've got two slot covers missing. There used to
>>be a Leo gfx card on the system which I've removed due to excessive
>>thermal dissipation. Would that affect proper air circulation (having
>>two covers missing)?
> Those little metal "doors" for the SBus slots at the back? No, I don't
> think they would be that critical. Better to have them, but not essential.
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