[rescue] KVM and Sunfire 280r
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
>>> E10k. Or that the average user should want one. I'm just saying,
>>> option could have been nice. Every other major computer I can think
>>> 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
>>> 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.
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