[SunRescue] Recommend starter Sun?
Peter L. Wargo
rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Mar 15 00:00:42 CST 2001
On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:
> The IPX can easily go to 128mb with those sbus expansion boards.
Really? I thought they were only supported in the SS2... There is a SAX
connector on the IPX, but I didn't know the boards would work.
> > They have the same proc, so performance isn't as issue.
> No, they don't. The IPX has 8 contexts while the SS2 has 16,
> resulting in improved multitasking performance.
Interesting, I thought they used the same chip... Although, the HW ref.
agrees w/you. Hmmm... Never seen much of a performance difference.
> And the scary thought is, it'll STILL do all that same work. They
> don't get slower or lose capability with age.
That could be why there is a 96M SS2 in the office next to the U30 and the
U1. Now I just need Interleaf... Are they even in business anymore?
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