ruckusman wrote:I remember when he was in touch with PMC-Sierra, they said all the PROM needed was a couple of lines changed for the 900MHz chips. Apparently the only difference between the RM5200 & RM7000(A, B, C), and the RM7900 is the TLB entries, they are pin compatible otherwise.
theodric wrote:Nekochan n00b greetings from a longtime Irix-o-phile (Indigo2 SI for the win), and recent (yesterday) O2 owner!
jan-jaap, or anyone else who knows: can you please recommend to me a place in the NL/BE/DE/FR area that is able to perform the necessary chip-swap work on an RM5200 board? I've found a PN# 030-1493-001 for OK-ish money online, but I want to be able to line everything up with a certain degree of surety first, rather than blowing money and hoping.
Oh and incidentally, my girlfriend is from Wijchen
theodric wrote:Oh and incidentally, my girlfriend is from Wijchen
mapesdhs wrote:We are currently trying to accumulate enough modules for a batch.
theodric wrote:Have received my 600MHz module and it's happily running with a fresh install of 6.5.30! Fantastic It booted once or twice on the 6.5.29 install I was running with my 180MHz R5k, but otherwise would fairly consistently hang during boot with the 600MHz module, and very consistently would boot with the 180MHz one. I mention this in case anyone else has a similar issue-- luckily as I have piles of SCA80 drives sitting around, reinstalling was pretty painless.
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