[rescue] some stuff I'm trying to find
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Mon Jan 8 19:41:29 CST 2007
Joshua Boyd wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 09:35:04PM -0800, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>> Saith Phil Stracchino ...
>>> I keep being tempted by the idea of picking up an SGI box sometime.
>> You should. They are fun. The Indigo2 R10K is a very decent machine, even
>> by modern standards. Yeah, the SCSI stuff is all 50-pin and a little slow,
>> and the networking speed (even with the 3com 100base card) isn't going to
>> melt your Cat5, but it's not too bad at all.
> If I'm not mistaken there is another FastE choice for the I2 that is
> much faster than the 3com EISA card. I can't seem to jog the name from
> my head though.
There is a card by Phobos (G160) that goes in a GIO-64 slot.
I have a few of the 3COM EISA cards if anyone is looking for one.
I have a G160... but it isn't for sale.
> There are ways to get faster networking and disks into the I2. For
> instance, there are UW SCSI cards, FC-AL cards, FDDI cards, and HiPPi
> cards. All but the FDDI cards tend to be hard to find though.
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