[geeks] Fwd: [rescue] R4400/100 Indigo
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Sun Mar 24 14:25:23 CST 2002
On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 12:09:46AM -0500, Big Endian wrote:
> >Speaking of which I wonder what it would take technically to get 6.5.x
> >onto a Crimson... i.e. what binaries are missing, and how much work was
> >SGI shirking back in the day... it's the only machine in that entire
> >generation that won't run 6.5.... what's the deal?...
> Umm... the Crimson is a Power Series box and therefor has the same
> limitations of anything else in that generation. The fact that you
> have an 150mhz R4400 in there doesn't mean its of the same generation
> as the Challenge.
So what, they took one of the RE Powerseries boxes and jimmied a r4k into
it? I suppose it isn't unheard of (look at indigo w/ r4k or indigo2 w/
Still, I'd always thought of the Crimson as closer to Onyx than anything else.
Joshua D. Boyd
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