[rescue] KVM and Sunfire 280r

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Sat Apr 26 21:55:52 CDT 2003

On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 10:50:46PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > 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.

OK, maybe I'm confused, but aren't the EL9xs and J90s models of YMPs?
Didn't they both take framebuffers in their VME cages?

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