[rescue] SGI O2 Rescue

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Fri Sep 12 12:40:19 CDT 2003

On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 12:36:48PM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > From what I've heard, the R10k has a much higher memory latency than the
> > R5k in that machine.  From the sound of it, the machine was never made
> > to have anything other than an R5k originally, so they did a crummy job
> > of cramming the R10k in.
> Okay, so it's Indigo2 all over again.

I guess, except worse, much worse.  See DaveM's comments about O2
vs. I2, both with R10ks.
> > Also, look into the REACT OS extensions.  One of the major uses of those
> > extensions is for when dropped frames aren't an option.
> URL?  I've never heard of those.


I may have been wrong about it's usefullness to you though.  Keep in
mind that most of my time in SGIs has been on an Onyx.

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