[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Nick nick at pelagiris.org
Thu Apr 29 00:05:42 CDT 2004

There are several levels of router cards for o2k, "null router" "full
router" and "star router" (I belive "star router" and "full router" are
the same, with three ports, I'm not so sure on "null router").

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 11:12:47PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Apr 28, 2004, at 11:31 PM, Eric Webb wrote:
> >>>But are the Craylinks easy to obtain?
> >>
> >>   The cables?  They go for $20-30 on eBay.
> >
> >Oh, I thought there were interface cards involved.  I'm coming into 
> >this
> >cold...  (maybe osomeone should donate an O200 to me for enlightenment 
> >:)
>   No, the interface is on the motherboard on the Origin200.
>   On the Origin2000, the interfaces are on router boards that plug into 
> the front of the chassis.  Each router board (well, the ones I have) 
> has three ports, and each chassis can take two router boards.
>       -Dave
> -- 
> Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
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