[rescue] Cooling (was S: 512M (4x128M) U5/10 DIMMs)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 15 16:47:27 CDT 2002
On April 15, Big Endian wrote:
> > Picture a 12'x18' (or so) room containing about nine racks...two racks
> >full of Sun3/60 boards in 12-slot VME chassis (six 3/60 boards per
> >chassis, three chassis per rack) running netbooted, two Sun4/300
> >systems and five Sun4/400 systems, each in a 3/180 rackmount VME
> >chassis, about fifteen CDC Sabre 8" SMD drives, two CDC PA1A9A 14" SMD
> >drives (9A/ea continuous), and about six Livingston Portmaster PM2E-30
> >terminal servers...each with thirty AT&T/Paradyne *external* 14.4Kbps
> >modems connected to them. Oh, and about eight VT220 and VT320
> damn. That is impressive. This was in '93 you said?
Yup. It was two Sun3/180s and a couple of 3/60 workstations when I
arrived on 1/1/93; things ramped up very quickly shortly thereafter.
Things reached the configuration I described above by early summer.
> How full did the Portmasters get?
100%...We had busies at peak times.
> > This was a *FUCKING LOT* of heat.
> no shit.
We didn't have money or sleep...but we had fun!
Dave McGuire "Hush and eat your vegetables, young lady!"
St. Petersburg, FL - Mr. Bill
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