Sebastian Brückner sb at
Fri Nov 11 04:07:46 CST 2005

Pete Turnbull schrieb:
> On Nov 9 2005, 19:45, mike ingram wrote:
>>It might just be weak power supplies.   There was a recall issued by
>>SGI about the Challenge XL power supply, I  remember our SGI tech
>>dropping by to replace the PS on our Challenge XL .  The machine ran
>>24/7 on a UPS for years and we were always very worried about turning
>>the darn thing off.
> Interesting.  I've just been offered a Challenge L, disfunctional due
> to faulty PSU.  AFAIK that's just a half-size version of the XL,
> effectively.  If I get it, where should I start?

As far as I heard from the previous owner it's a problem of only the XL. 
Smaller machines use different power supplies. Since I never had a L I 
can't verify this though.

If anyone got a spare L in Germany I'd love to try it :-)


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