SPARC-5 memory?

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Fri May 14 20:46:48 2004

> Also got a SPARC-5 - indeterminate condition - no drives - no memory.
> Can anyone tell me what I need for memory in a SPARC-5?

Sparc 5's are great little boxes, I use one for OpenBSD, and it rocks (well
it helps I have plently of Sun parts. There is one HUGE downside to the
Sparc 5 though, and that is that it takes special memory. For a Sparc 5,
you need Sparc 5 RAM, which tends to be expensive, even on eBay last I
looked (though the systems are getting old enough that may no longer be

Oh, for drives, you need the same drive brackets that a Sparc 20 uses. Or
you can run with a single SCA drive sitting in the bottom, just don't go
moving the system around.

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