[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 28 13:58:30 CDT 2004

On Apr 28, 2004, at 2:55 PM, Micah R L wrote:
>>   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?

   Read my lips:  IT BECOMES ONE COMPUTER. :)

   If you put a disk in the second chassis, it will show up as a disk ON 

   You will have one computer with four SCSI buses.  Two ethernet 
interfaces.  Six PCI slots.  One copy of IRIX on one system disk.


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