[rescue] Cleaning out, anyone want some FREE stuff?

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Thu Jan 13 10:49:27 CST 2005

On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 10:44:29AM -0600, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 10:27:48AM -0500, Ethan O'Toole wrote:
> > The Ross's are 3rd party though. And Sun had way more marketshare.
> You could order systems directly from Sun that had Ross CPUs.

The Mbus modules were usually interchangeable with other Mbus systems.
Almost any Mbus module would work in any system that had Mbus.  

SGI never did anything like that and as a result SGIs had to be thrown
away after a few years and replaced with new ones in order to get the
fastest setup.  This was not lost on sysadmins and the CFOs they had
to keep happy.


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