[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Wed Nov 12 17:27:02 CST 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Kurt Huhn wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 14:17:42 -0800 (PST)
> Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> >
> > Unless you can thread your code very well, and that is a very big IF,
> > a quad R4K machine is not going to be that impressive. On an extrictly
> > wats per computation ratio that is....
> But I'm not interested in that, or why it's not the fastest thing on the
> planet.  I could use it, it would fit my needs nicely, and I like them.
> At the end of the day, isn't that what really counts?  That you *like*
> your tools?

Again, the problem with a machine like a challenge it is not that is bad
per se, it is the requirements in space and juice. If he can afford it, by
all means he can enjoy irix.

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