[rescue] Advice on Octanes

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Wed Sep 24 12:21:46 CDT 2003

On 2003.09.24 15:51 Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> Nope. SE + SE or SI + SI are the proper ways to go.  I've heard of
> people doing SI+SSI or SE+SSE, but it isn't officially supported. 
> There could be heat issues if you try it.
Hmmm. I have to look 

> > How do I get FDDI? It looks like there is no XIO FDDI Option. 
> > 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, 
> > or is the SGI PCI FDDI card some generic card that SGI OEMed? 
> > (SysKonnect, Interphase, ...) 
> If you get a card that is the same card as what SGI OEMed, you will
> still probably need to hack the driver.
> On ebay, the cost of SGI specific FDDI cards seems to me that they are
> only about twice what similar cards would cost for other platforms.
> However, for only $50-$60, I'd be tempted to bite the bullet and just
> pay the extra cash rather than screw with the drivers.
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