[rescue] Cray J90s
rescue at sunhelp.org
Tue Jun 12 17:56:47 CDT 2001
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:
> Further, for people who ARE familiar with the hardware, we poke
> around a bit and notice that the machines (all three of them) are
> incomplete in one way or another. Every J90 comes with a Sun Sparc5
> loaded with Solaris and a bunch of Cray software that controls the
> powerup diags and booting of the J90. The machine cannot run without
> this [unmodified Sun] Sparc5 and its [impossible to get] software.
Did the SS5 consoles for the J90's use sbus JTAG cards like their larger
brethren? These things are major obstacles to people bringing up junkyard
CS6400's and the like.
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