[rescue] SGI Challenge L Processors

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Apr 9 11:02:38 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 11:44:11PM -0400, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> I bought a box of miscelaneous SGI Challenge boards, and in the box was a
> dual-R10K/195-2 IP25 processor board.  I already had a similar board, except
> the old board had the processors in slots 0 and 1, and the "new" board has
> then in slots 2 and 3.
> I'd not looked very closely at the board I had, but it looks like the CPUs
> are just bolted on the board.  Is that so?
> Can I add the two processors from the "new" board to the old board and turn
> the old board into a quad-processor board?

Well, there are possible issues relating to firmware, and other parts
possibly missing, but it might be possible.  Do you have a factory 4 CPU
board for comparison?

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