[rescue] SGI 330

Paul Hortiatis ph009j at mail.rochester.edu
Sat Dec 20 18:08:59 CST 2003

The SGI 330 Systems are pretty much a normal pc. I have a pair of them, both
have a pair of P3 866 chips in them and i have run both Win2k and Linux on
them with no problem. as far as video cards go, you can put just about any
card in them, AGP or PCI.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: rescue-bounces at sunhelp.org [mailto:rescue-bounces at sunhelp.org]On
> Behalf Of John Mothershead
> Sent: Monday, December 15, 2003 12:44 PM
> To: The Rescue List
> Subject: RE: [rescue] SGI 330
> If it is the 320 you're talking about, been there, done that.
> If I remember
> to operate with two procs, they needed to be the same speed
> etc, as well as
> the same stepping. (I believe that's what they called it.)
> They came loaded
> with Win NT and upgrades to 2000 were available, but you
> needed to patch the
> os and bios.
> I have no idea if you could get a non-MS OS to work with two procs.
> As for video, I tried adding a video card under MS-NT and
> after a lot of
> time gave up. I don't recall, but somewhere I read that it's
> the on board
> video or nothing.
> Hope this helps,
> -- John
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