[rescue] Cheapest Cray?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 26 13:26:53 CDT 2004

On Apr 26, 2004, at 2:22 PM, Andrew Weiss wrote:
>>    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.
> Would there be a way to get a chassis with some of the parts and then
> possibly replicate the missing ones as a reverse-engineering project?

   That's something that I'd never even try (and it's a big deal for me 
to say that).  Even ignoring all the custom chips.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
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