M9060

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 16:26:48 CDT 2010


Rob Jarratt wrote:
> I have a MicroVAX 3400. It uses quite a lot of power compared to my other
> MicroVAXen (about 180-200W). It has an M9060 Load Module installed and I
> understand that this is needed to give the power supplies enough load to
> work correctly. However, if I have enough stuff already in the machine then
> it would seem that this module is just sucking up power needlessly. How much
> stuff do you need in the machine to make the M9060 redundant? At the moment
> I have a KA640 CPU and a KA655 CPU, two 16MB memory boards a DESQA and the
> TK70 controller. I do not yet have any DSSI disks for it, nor do I have a
> KFQSA, but the KA640 has DSSI built in.

Just remove it and see if the machine stays powered up.

Peace...  Sridhar



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