[rescue] KVM and Sunfire 280r

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Apr 26 21:50:46 CDT 2003

On Saturday, April 26, 2003, at 10:48 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>> All to solve a nonproblem in the first place.  If you need a head on
>> your server, you don't need a server!
> Well, true, except the company in question might not make workstations
> that powerfull.
> I'm not saying that the general user should need a video board for the
> E10k.  Or that the average user should want one.  I'm just saying, the
> option could have been nice.  Every other major computer I can think of
> offers it, from Cray YMPs, to Challenges (in the form of the Extreme
> board or Onyx equivelent), to even IBM mainframes.  Why not Sun?  Do
> they even offer any connectivity faster than gig-e?  I haven't heard of
> HIPPI cards or Myrinet cards for the big suns.

   Umm, what model of YMP offered a directly-connected framebuffer?  
None that I've ever heard of.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL

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