[rescue] SGI, Origin 200, and speed?

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Apr 29 16:53:51 CDT 2004

Thu, 29 Apr 2004 @ 15:27 -0400, Dave McGuire said:

> On Apr 29, 2004, at 3:10 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> >>  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?
>   Uhhhhhhhh, yeah?  How else will you connect directly to the crossbar 
> switches that implement the "bus" of the Origin family?

Sorry, brain->English translation failure.

At NASA, Craylink was a bottleneck and the SGI rep said there would be a
replacement at some point.

I figured if they did that, they might make it available for older
machines, and that you might know about it.

You have one of everything else it seems...

shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["If you tell the truth, you don't have to
remember anything" -- Mark Twain]

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