[rescue] SGI Fuel
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Tue Jan 29 08:51:28 CST 2002
On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, Bjorn Ramqvist wrote:
> So, wadda ya think? :-)
Oooooh. Shiiiny. The name stinks, though.
> It looks nice to me, but I miss XIO...
XIO's great, until you want to plunk down the cash for a new SCSI or
Ethernet card. Besides, this is a uniprocessor system; perhaps SGI have a
higher-end cousin planned for it that will be multiprocessing and have
Hopefully this use of PCI will turn out better than the last time SGI
tried to use an industry-standard expansion bus. As far as I know, the
3Com FastEthernet was the only card that ever got ported to Indigo2/EISA.
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