[rescue] SGI files Ch11 again, bought by Rackable for $25M

Brian Roth abacos_98 at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 1 18:53:02 CDT 2009

I Know. I know. I have dibs on one at a University that still has a 128 processor system in use. Just a matter of time. I just hope they don't forget about me.

One of these need to be preserved.

--- On Wed, 4/1/09, Richard <legalize at xmission.com> wrote:
From: Richard <legalize at xmission.com>
Subject: Re: [rescue] SGI files Ch11 again, bought by Rackable for $25M
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 6:23 PM

In article <644832.28726.qm at web53306.mail.re2.yahoo.com>,
    Brian Roth <abacos_98 at yahoo.com>  writes:

> Ahhh! Cray. Been looking a long time for one of those.  Missed out on a 
> EL years ago from my own stuborness and have regretted it ever since.
> Yes, the 3800 is sweet. I have a 16 proc O2K as well and I am actually
> to aquire a total of 8 racks with a Meta Router. I see O3K's all over
> place but the O2K's are getting broken into pieces for sale on Ebay.

I have a 4-rack O2K Reality Monster, but it would be nice to see a
configuration with a Meta Router survive in someone's collection
(hopefully mine :-).  I've not seen any Meta Router racks in the usual
haunts though.
"The Direct3D Graphics Pipeline" -- DirectX 9 draft available for

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