[rescue] Rescued IPC -> SS5-85 critter

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Mon Jun 23 14:03:30 CDT 2003

On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 02:08:19PM -0500, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 12:00:50PM -0700, Robert Novak wrote:
> > > I think the Cycle-5 upgrade to the IPC/IPX lunchboxes is a sweet deal,
> > > and I wish I had one.
> > 
> > I've heard about them, but this is the first I've seen in the flesh, as it
> > were. I love my Cycle Quad (upgrade for Ultra 2, turns it into a compact
> > 420), and this one should make a nice wee storage/netservices box. I got a
> > SunSwift card with it, and will probably throw either a FSBE or DSBE in
> > depending on what I use for storage.
> My school used a lot of those boxes.  I believe that in the end Big Mike
> ended up with about half of them, and I don't know where the rest went.

I am not terribly impressed with the performance - I have one running
at 170Mhz and 512kb cache.  However, it is running the "stock" OpenBSD
sun4 and the libraries and kernel have not been compiled with the
speedup flags.

| Patrick Giagnocavo, patrick at zill.net             |
| Zill.Net - OpenACS, Postgres, Lisp hosting       |
| OpenACS v4 shared server       $19.95/month      |
| Colocation w/50GB transfer     $99.00/month      |
| Managed servers (incl. system) $175/month        |

More information about the rescue mailing list