[rescue] SGI Impact 10000
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 09:53:08 CDT 2007
Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> IMPACT is actually a series of graphics cards. There were three levels,
>> Solid IMPACT, High IMPACT and Maximum IMPACT, in that order. The Solid
>> IMPACT is fine for 2D stuff, but I'd upgrade, if you want to do any 3D.
>> The Solid IMPACT does have 3D acceleration, but the other two are a
>> good bit faster and have texture RAM, which the Solid IMPACT lacks. If
>> memory serves, the Max IMPACT has twice as much TRAM as the High IMPACT.
> So an Indigo2 Impact 10000 would have the Solid IMPACT?
Actually, machines that were configured with any of the three would come
with just the IMPACT badge, if memory serves. It's been a little while.
You'll know either when you boot the machine up the first time, or when
you open it the first time. The boards themselves are quite different
> (Oh, it includes IRIX 8 media, btw. Owner says he hasn't touched it
> since he bought it 5 years ago, tried to install IRIX, and screwed up
> the install.)
You mean IRIX 6? I don't believe IRIX ever got to 8.
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