[rescue] Cheapest Cray?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 26 13:07:04 CDT 2004
On Apr 26, 2004, at 1:51 PM, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> Maybe, however, it would be possible to find a non-completeable
> chassis and fix the cooling system, then load it up with Alpha or
> Sparc embedded boards and engineer a backplane to connect them. Then
> reverse engineer the way the YMP talked to everything and make a cray-
> emulating super.
You'd be able to use the chassis, and that's about it. The way the
YMP talked to everything was via a high-speed parallel interconnect to
the "IOS", which is another computer which handled I/O processing.
Larger configurations had several of these.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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