[rescue] KVM and Sunfire 280r

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Apr 26 22:04:38 CDT 2003

On Saturday, April 26, 2003, at 10:55 PM, Joshua D. Boyd 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?

   Nope.  At least none that I'm aware of.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL

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