update: was [[rescue] Did I kill the octane?]

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Dec 28 17:44:04 CST 2003

On Dec 24, 2003, at 7:41 PM, Scott Newell wrote:
> Update: it appears to be running again, after replacement of the xbow 
> and
> scsi riser/backplane.  I'll probably swap stuff around some more just 
> to
> determine what exactly failed.
> I'm still disappointed that these machines seem to be so finicky.  I'm 
> also
> rather excited about the possibility of upgrading these R10k-250s to
> R12k-300.  Along the way, I'll be testing a R12k at 250 MHz as 
> well...any
> suggestions on benchmarks I should run?  I'm curious about R10k vs. 
> R12k at
> the same clock rate.

   For FP, try float.c...it's ancient and well understood.  You can find 
a copy on my ftp server...I forget where at the moment, probably 
/pub/misc but I can't check due to lack of connectivity (I'm typing 
this offline).

   I'm very much interested in learning your results.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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