[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Gerhard Lenerz mail at g-lenerz.de
Thu Apr 29 15:08:22 CDT 2004


Thursday, April 29, 2004, 9:10:41 PM, you wrote:
> Wed, 28 Apr 2004 @ 13:43 -0400, Dave McGuire said:
>>   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.
> Curiosity: Do you have to use Craylink?

  hmmm... what else? Ethernet or any other networking technology will
  only allow you to build a cluster of workstations.

  Two Craylinked Origin 200 on the other hand become one system with
  up to 4 CPUs and distributed shared memory. It will run just one
  instance of IRIX on the whole thing.


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