{SPAM?} RE: [rescue] Available: IBM SP SMP (tall) nodes

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Sun Jul 6 12:04:24 CDT 2003

 r.stricklin wrote  ...
> On Friday, July 4, 2003, at 07:58  AM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > Are these things complete machines, i.e. will they boot, run programs, 
> > etc.? Do they run on 110VAC or something more?
> Well, they're minimal but complete SP nodes. They will boot and run 
> programs, but not outside of an SP frame, which has the bulk power 
> supplies (to borrow an E10k term) they rely on. If you know the details 
> of power distribution in an SP, I suppose it wouldn't be too hard to 
> hack something up to run a node outside of the frame.
> I wouldn't recommend it for casual use, though.

Well, my use would be pretty casual, and I don't have an "SP frame" ....

Thanks, though.


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