I agree. I got a message almost exactly like this when I went from 4400
to 5000. I have still have my 4400 prom if you need it. Just let me know
where to send it.
On Thu, 8 Oct 1998, William J. Earl wrote:
> Ulf Carlsson writes:
> > Hi,
> > I received a R4600PC today (thanks Lukas), and I happily went to my Indy
> > and plugged it in instead of my R4000SC. It failed on the diagnostics test
> > though.
> If your machine is an early R4000SC machine, you may well need a new
> PROM to go with the newer processor. The final PROM, supplied with all
> R5000 systems, works with all processors, but a given older PROM generally
> does not work with newer processors. The error message looks like the
> result of using an obsolete PROM.