[rescue] Re: HP 9000 core IO board question

Paul Weissmann paul at doorslam.net
Fri Mar 5 02:23:45 CST 2004

Gavin Hubbard [ghub005 at xtra.co.nz] wrote:
> You can get GigE adaptors (but only fibre, not UTP). The HSC bus is fast 
> enough to cope with a GigE link, the GSC bus isn't. However I have a GSC dual 
> UTP fast ethernet card in my K570 and it seems to run ok.

The HSC-bus in fact is GSC in a different form-factor, using the
GSC-2x bus specification, maxing out at 250MB/s (raw).

> The K580 was the largest K-class machine produced. Unfortunately they 
> aren't true 64-bit machines despite using the PA8xxx class CPUs. I am quite 

Why aren't they ``true'' 64-bit machines?

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