[rescue] Indy question...

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Sun Oct 26 17:40:30 CST 2003

On Sunday, October 26, 2003, at 05:32 PM, Kurt Huhn wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Oct 2003 16:56:53 -0600
> Mike Hebel wrote:
>> A friend of mine left me another SGI Indy when he moved to CA.
>> What I'm wondering is which is better for Irix 6.5 and BRLCAD:
>> R4400 - 175mhz
>> R4600 - 100mhz
> Use the R4400.  The R4400-175Mhz in the Indy has 1MB of secondary cache
> (IIRC), while the R4600-100Mhz has *0* secondary cache.  Yes, *zero*.
> Nada, nil, zip, zilch.

Cool.  I don't have them both plugged in at once so I'm thankful for 
the info.

> BRLCAD (IIRC) can make good use of that 1MB of secondary cache.

I'm slowly learning it - I'm about halfway through the simple radio 
tutorial lesson after starting with it on Friday afternoon for  a 

Mike Hebel

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