[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Apr 27 11:55:07 CDT 2004

On Apr 27, 2004, at 3:55 AM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>>> I thought an Origin200 used the same CPU modules like the Octane. So
>>> a single => dual upgrade is just a CPU module swap.
>>    Nononono.  The Origin200's CPU modules are very, very different
>>    from those of the Octane.
> I allways thought the O200 is an Octane in a different layout.
> [reading flash(1)]
> Ewww. They are even different architecture: IP27 O200 <=> IP30 Octane.
> So, are the O200 CPU modules the same as in the O2000 as the O2000 is
> IP27 too?

   No, the modules are not compatible across the Origin line.  There are 
close architectural similarities across the whole family (well, except 
for the O2) but the Octane (Origin 20), Origin 200, and Origin 2000 all 
use completely different modules.


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

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