[rescue] Cheapest Cray?

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Tue Apr 27 12:51:14 CDT 2004

 Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 12:51:42PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> 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


pretty sweet looking cable mgmt there...  if you sent the guy the
above picture he would probably have a heart attack.


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