[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 28 22:05:39 CDT 2004

On Apr 27, 2004, at 5:43 PM, James Braid wrote:
>>> So, are the O200 CPU modules the same as in the O2000 as the O2000 is
>>> IP27 too?
>>   No, I think there are no CPU modules on the O2000 nodeboards. I
>>   currently can't find pictures to verify that but I think it was
>>   intended that CPU upgrades are done as a board swap. On Octane and
>>   O200 the CPUs in contrast to that were intended to be field
>>   replaceable units.
> There are CPU modules on the O2K node boards (they are called HIMMs 
> IIRC), but I dont think they are field replaceable. We never replaced 
> them on the 32p O2K we had, we just replaced node boards.

   I'm pretty sure those are just CPU chips stuck under heat sinks.  I 
haven't disassembled one to be sure, but I'm pretty sure that's what's 
going on there.


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

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