[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Apr 29 11:04:57 CDT 2004

   "Decent PC server" is a double oxymoron.

   RAID options...hmm, there is a 68-pin SCSI port on the box, and three 
PCI slots into which you can plug supported FC adapters.  There are six 
internal drive bays, and there is a software RAID package available for 


On Apr 29, 2004, at 11:17 AM, Kevin wrote:
> That does make sense, even with a "paid for" copy of IRIX these
> would probably still come out cheaper than a decent PC server of
> similar ilk.
> What type of RAID options are/were available for these machines?
> /KRM
> On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 20:35:32 -0400
> Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>> It definitely *is* good.  Those are very serious machines.
>> With stuff like that floating around so cheaply, it's a wonder
>> anybody runs PCs for any server tasks.  But the world is full
>> of idiots, I suppose.
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