[rescue] first real server hardware
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 16 09:48:08 CDT 2004
On Apr 16, 2004, at 10:40 AM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>>> Heh. I long for an Octane. R10k High Impact Indigo 2 is it for me for
>>> now. Unless you have a spare Octane you could bring up this
>> Got $40?
>> Most of those that guy is selling don't even get bid on. Sad, really.
> How much better is an R10K/195 Octane than an R10K/195 Indigo2?
> more modern, yes, but is it tons faster?
Yes, it is TONS faster, even at the same clock speed. Strange but
true. As I understand it, the memory subsystem is badly constricted on
the Indigo2. There's also the I/O issue.
> Does it take a normal-for-old-SGI 13w3-connected SOG monitor?
If you move from an R10K/195 Indigo2 to an R10K/195 Octane, you will
probably need to change your underwear when you see the difference.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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