[rescue] Want some IBM SP?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Jun 23 09:23:15 CDT 2006

On Friday 23 June 2006 00:56, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 June 2006 16:23, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > So, I just bought a bunch of frames of 9076-N81 nodes from work
> > that we were getting rid of.  I'd like to divest myself of some of
> > the frames of nodes, as I don't have room, power, cooling, or a use
> > for all 10 frames...
> >
> > The frames each have 16 x 375MHz POWER3-II's, 8 or 16GB ram, a pair
> > of 18GB hdd's and an SPMX2  or Switch2 switch card (I also have
> > some SP switches).  I wanna get $150/node (or $600/rack) for the
> > nodes with 16GB (and 16GB ram) or $75/node ($300/rack) for nodes
> > with 8GB. (The rack with nodes weighs about 1600lbs, which does
> > make shipping somewhat pricy).
> Ugh.  This is supposed to say "each node has".  Each frame has 4
> nodes with 16 x 375MHz POWER3-II procs and 8 or 16GB ram...

Aparently I'm still not being quite clear. :)

>>>> What is the configuration of a single node?

Each node has 16 POWER3-II processors, 8 or 16GB ram, a pair of 18GB 
HDDs and a Switch2 or SPMX2 SP-switch adapter card.

Each frame (or "rack") has 4 of those nodes, configured identically to 
each other.

Hopefully that clears it up...

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