[rescue] Cheapest Cray?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Apr 27 11:51:42 CDT 2004

On Apr 27, 2004, at 7:03 AM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> --> http://static.cray-cyber.org/General/LARGE/Cyber_860_Backplane.JPG
> You'd think after spending $bigBucks on $bigBox, CDC could deliver some
> fscking cable-management.

   That part of it is a Seymour Cray design.  Those wires are 
length-adjusted for signal skew, and they're normally locked up inside 
the chassis of the machine anyway.  Did you get a chance to see the 
backplane of my pdp11/70 while you were here?


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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