U1E and U2 are supported system?

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 29 23:29:07 PDT 2004

On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 09:54:31PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
> The Ultra1 variant that has a FEPS chip (Fast Ethernet/Parallel
> Port/Scsi is what that stands for, btw) is fully supported by FreeBSD.
> It is the same chip as is in the Ultra2.

This is the Ultra1E.

> The Ultra1 variant that has a Lance Ethernet chip and an ESP100 Fast
> SCSI chip (not wide) is not supported.  Let me explain:

This is the plain Ultra1.
> In reality, it's hard to get excited about putting this much work into
> a machine that is only 167MHz.

That's the _fast_ version. :-)  There are also 143 MHz Ultra1's.

> The Ultra2 is fairly useable ...

And is only US$20-100[*] on eBay.       [*] 2x 300mhz, 512MB, 2x 9GB

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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