[rescue] Dual head Octane SI + ESI
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Mon Sep 29 08:27:44 CDT 2003
On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 09:02:48AM -0400, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 13:21:18 +0200
> Bjorn Ramqvist wrote:
> > 1GB is certainly enough, and the only disadvantage with only 1.2 Xbow
> > is that I can't do VPro and such niftyness. I don't even know if I can
> > do SE/SSE/MXE gfx?
> Sure you can. I'm not exactly sure, but I think the list of stuff that
> doesn't work with 1.2 is:
> - 4 port fast ethernet/6 port serial option board
> - any VPro series (including V6 and V8)
> To support V6 and V8, you need 1.3 Xbow. 1.4 will let you run any
> V-series graphics.
I believe you are wrong. From an SGI engineer found in google groups:
> what limitations has the Xbow ASIC: Revision 1.2
> compared to later Revisions (1.3/1.4) ?
none, except that revisions lower than 1.4 cannot use
the Vpro V10/V12 graphics boards. (But V6,V8 work fine)
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