[rescue] SGI O2 Rescue

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Fri Sep 12 07:51:11 CDT 2003

On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 07:33:14AM -0500, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 07:13:41AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> > I run a R10k/175 with 256MB RAM as my desktop.  It is nice, a little
> > sluggish; but I understand that the 175 had some issue with the memory
> > controller that the 195 does not.
> I've never heard that.  R10ks running at 195mhz, in my experience,
> typically could be called a little sluggish.  It seems that when they
> can let loose and just chugg at a problem they are blazing fast, but
> when they have to be interactive they suffer.  My octane can sit down

I got a revised Xservers line from somebody that has you removing the
part of the command line for the X server that turns on the 8bit
overlay plane.  With that gone and the X server restarted things are
much less sluggish.  I have it set to 16x16 color depth I think.


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