[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Wed Apr 28 14:35:22 CDT 2004

Dave McGuire wrote ...
> On Apr 28, 2004, at 2:55 PM, Micah R L wrote:
> > [ If you have two Origin 200 machines connected by a Craylink cable ...]
> >  ... 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.

Y'know, that's bloody clever.

So ... to scale up an Origin 200, you just wheel in a second chassis, hook
it up, and reboot?  Can the second chassis have different specs, like slower
or faster CPUs?

I'm beginning to like SGI stuff a lot....


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