[rescue] Advice on Octanes
kurt at k-huhn.com
Wed Sep 24 09:44:35 CDT 2003
On Wed, 24 Sep 2003 15:44:19 +0200
Jochen Kunz wrote:
> Back to topic:
> I ePayed an Octane R12k, 300 MHz, SE GFX, 512 MB RAM, 9 GB disk today
> for 300,-EUR (approx. 300 US$). Seams to be a good deal.
I'll say! I wish I could have found that deal.
> Can I use the SE GFX together with a SI GFX for a dual head setup?
> Or do I need two SE / SSE for dual head?
Yes. You can mix and match with ease.
> How do I get FDDI? It looks like there is no XIO FDDI Option.
I recall seeing that there is, but they're pretty close to
being machined from pure unobtainium billet.
> So I need a PCI card cage and a SGI PCI FDDI card.
> Does anybody know if I really need the very special SGI PCI FDDI card,
That's the poop I hear.
> or is the SGI PCI FDDI card some generic card that SGI OEMed?
> (SysKonnect, Interphase, ...)
Dunno. I've never seen one in the flesh. Let us know though.
Kurt "You're all bastards! MTV sucks! We hates you all!"
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