[rescue] Indy question...
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Sun Oct 26 17:38:14 CST 2003
On Sunday, October 26, 2003, at 05:30 PM, Jonathan C Patschke wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2003, at 4:56 PM, Mike Hebel wrote:
>> What I'm wondering is which is better for Irix 6.5 and BRLCAD:
>> R4400 - 175mhz
>> R4600 - 100mhz
> The R4400. It's a stronger CPU, and it's clocked faster. The R4600
> is the "low cost" variant of the R4400 with a substantially weaker
> floating-point unit. The only thing that would make me recommend the
> R4600 is if the R4400 is the "PC" variant; that is, if it has no
> secondary cache. hinv will enlighten you, and you can always swap
> CPUs after loading the OS. All the R4x00 CPUs use the same kernel in
> the Indy.
Cool. Now I just need to find those 6.5 CDs I have in a box around
here. I just saw them this last week too...
Hey! An Indy will work headless! I can set up a useless Webcam! (0)
(0) Well, the usefulness will depend on where I point the camera I
guess. Hmm...I wonder if I could attach it to an old telescope?
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