[rescue] challenge L backplane
shawn at synack-hosting.com
Fri May 7 14:21:11 CDT 2004
It sounds like you want a Challenge XL ;-)
On 7-May-04, at 1:59 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> Geoff Koehler writes ...
>> In a nutshell, a deskside onyx backplane will support up to IR
>> graphics, but only has a slot for 1 CPU board (up to 4CPU's), and 1
>> board (2 G??). The Challenge L backplane has no graphics support, but
>> has more memory and CPU slots.
> Heh. The Challenge L can't take enough CPU or memory boards to suit
> me as
> it is. The doco says you can get 8-way memory interleaving if you
> have four
> memory boards, but the L only has room for three. On the other hand,
> it you
> can have something like 15 or 20 SCSI busses....
> I'd swap my Challenge L backplane for one with more eBUS slots and
> fewer VME
> slots, but the Onyx backplane is the wrong direction.
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