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My DEC AlphaServer 4100

Fully Assembled DEC AlphaServer 4100 Rack
Fully Assembled DEC AlphaServer 4100 Rack


Rear view of fully assembled AlphaServer 4100 Rack
Rear view of fully assembled AlphaServer 4100 Rack


Rear of AlphaServer rack, lots of wiring
Rear of AlphaServer rack, lots of wiring


Rear inside view, lots of power cables!
Rear inside view, lots of power cables!


Close up of AlphaServer 4100
Close up of AlphaServer 4100


Close up with front cover removed. You can see it's still badged as a AlphaServer 4000.
Close up with front cover removed. You can see it's still badged as a AlphaServer 4000.


Genuine DEC monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Also a spare PSU.
Genuine DEC monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Also a spare PSU.


Here is it powering up, display reads: P0 TEST 24 MEM**
Here is it powering up, display reads: P0 TEST 24 MEM**


A bit blurry. Tail end of a device list, shows 4 CPUs and 4GB total RAM.
A bit blurry. Tail end of a device list, shows 4 CPUs and 4GB total RAM.


Another blurry screen cap. Booting: Alpha Core 1.0 aka "Svetlana" (Fedora 3.0 AXP port)
Another blurry screen cap. Booting: Alpha Core 1.0 aka "Svetlana" (Fedora 3.0 AXP port)


Current AlphaServer Config:
  • DEC AlphaServer 4100 (BA30A-AA)
    • Digital Dodge Sys/Bd AS 4100 Backplane (54-23803-01)
    • Power Control Module (54-24117-01)
    • Sys/Bd To PCI Bridge (B3040-AA)
    • EISA/PIC I/O Backplane (B3052-AA)
    • RIO Server Control Card (54-24674-01)
    • (Qty 4) EV5.6 533MHz CPU, 4MB Cache (B3005-CA)
    • (Qty 4) 1GB EDO SIMM (B3030-GA)
    • S3 TRIO 64 V+ 2MB PCI Video (PB2GA-JD)
    • PCI to Fast SCSI-2 HBA (KZPAA-AA)
    • Mylex DAC960PD-3 PCI RAID (KZPSC-BA)
    • DEC 21140 (Tulip) 100Mb Ethernet NIC (DE500-AA)
    • Plextor Internal SCSI CD+RW Drive
    • (Qty 2) 450 Watt PSU (30-44712-01)
  • (Qty 2) StorageWorks BA356 Ultra SCSI Shelf, each has:
    • 1.5-meter VHDCI to 68pin Wide SCSI cable (BN31S-1E)
    • 16 bit SCSI SE IO (Personality) Module (BA35X-MH)
    • (Qty 2) 150 Watt Power Supply Module (BA35X-HF)
    • (Qty 5) 9.1 GB SCSI 7200RPM Hard Drive (RZ1DB-VW)
  • External Seagate 4GB 7200 RPM SCSI Boot Drive
  • HP DLT 4000 External SCSI Tape Drive (C1579A)
  • DEC 14" SVGA Monitor (PCXBV-PF)
  • DEC PS/2 Keyboard & PS/2 Mouse

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