[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Micah R L lassloc at hotpop.com
Wed Apr 28 13:55:03 CDT 2004

Dave McGuire wrote:

> On Apr 28, 2004, at 11:14 AM, Micah R L wrote:
>>>> If there is a dual 360 out there, wouldn't it be fair to assume 
>>>> that the
>>>> fastest is really a quad 360?  Or was that dual 360 made from two 
>>>> single
>>>> 360s and there are no dual 360 modules?
>>> Yeah, the fastest would be a quad 360, sorry.
>> You can put four CPUs in these things? Or are you talking about 
>> having two units and Craylinking them together?
>   You cannot put four processors in one Origin200 chassis.  But, to be 
> clear, connecting two Origin200 systems (or two-or-more Origin2000 
> systems) together creates *one* computer.  The output of "hinv" on a 
> two-dual-cpu-chassis, CrayLinked Origin200  system will report four 
> processors.

I was actually wondering about that.
I'll show my ignorance and ask another question... do you need only one 
copy of IRIX installed on the HDD? Does that mean that you might not 
need a disk in the second chassis?

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