Re: Ultra 10 processor support
Le lundi 20 mars 2006 à 13:51 -0500, Steve Pacenka a écrit :
> On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 14:56 +0000, Chris Andrew wrote:
> > Hi, all.
> > I have a 333 Ultra 10. I was just wondering whether it is possible to
> > add more processors. I think the max speed processor I can get is
> > 440, but 2 processors (or more) would be good.
> > Any thoughts?
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> If you're looking for Linux performance improvements in a U10, your
> processor is already pretty good. Getting the box up to 512M or 1G
> memory, or replacing the IDE hard drive with an ultra/wide SCSI one
> (along with a bootable PCI SCSI controller), could improve speed also,
> depending on where your bottlenecks are. The internal IDE controller is
> not very fast, and if you're using a lot of swap due to not having much
> memory you're paying a double penalty.
BTW, does anyone here know where to find cheap memory for it? I burned
half the memory of mine (which had 256M) and it is too slow to be
I'm living in Europe (Belgium and Luxembourg) at the moment, but have
people I trust in Germany and Spain if delivery is cheaper or easier
> If your applications would benefit mainly from dual CPUs, and if you
> don't need PCI, a 2x296 MHz Ultra 2 might be acquirable at a low price.
> I got one for US$69 once with 256M RAM, Creator graphics card, and CD.
> -- SP