[rescue] Cheapest Cray?

Gerhard Lenerz mail at g-lenerz.de
Mon Apr 26 04:52:17 CDT 2004


Monday, April 26, 2004, 10:25:37 AM, you wrote:

>    Well they're modules that slide into a card cage of sorts.  Picture a
> very thick PCB surrounded by a big, thick metal shield...sorta turning
> it into a metal box about the size of a pizza box, with a shitload of
> pins (really...THOUSANDS of pins) on the end.  This slides into a card
> cage and plugs into the backplane.

  except for the tons of pins that sounds a bit like the modules IBM
  has built for various systems (I'm thinking "beige AS400" here).

  I'm terribly sorry to mention AS400 in a Cray thread. ;-)

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