[rescue] big cheap multiprocessor stuff

Joshua D. Boyd rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 15 15:25:18 CDT 2001

I recently passed up a $50 mips machine.  However, if you don't DC,
shipping would have killed you.

Other than PCs and Suns, there aren't too many quad proc machines for

Joshua Boyd

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Robert Novak wrote:

> (note the subject change, and no, I don't want the ice cream on the side ;) 
> On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Devin L. Ganger wrote:
> > just as comparing Linux on a 32-processor SMP server monster to
> > W2K Datacenter is an unfair comparison.
> I've probably asked this before... anybody seen 32-processor Intel boxes
> out there lately, in the affordable-by-an-individual range? Or even
> anything >4cpu? Are there affordable MP Alphas around either? 
> I was pretty happy to end up with a quad-respectable-cpu Sun (4xSM81) for
> quite a ways under $1k, but I'm not seeing a lot in my limited wanderings
> as far as affordable 4+ cpu boxes for other platforms (and I was darned
> lucky to find the 1000E that cheaply, and get lunch out of it too).
> --Rob
> -- 
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