[rescue] Looking for SGI Meta Router

Brian Roth abacos_98 at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 23 13:41:35 CDT 2010

Yes, I contacted SGI(rackable) a few times with no luck. They have pretty much
abandonded any interest in MIPS since being consumed by Rackable. Especially
anything as old as the O2K.

--- On Tue, 3/23/10, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:

From: Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net>
Subject: Re: [rescue] Looking for SGI Meta Router
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 2:24 PM

> TeeHee. Nope, just a huge Origin. Building a multirack O3K system is pretty
> much impossible unless you get the whole system in one shot as the routers
> serialized. I have a few of those as well. The O2K doesn't have that
> limitation. My goal is a full 8 rack system but the way it is looking,
> not be possible either. The Meta router has proven itself to be a rare bird
> indeed.

A while ago someone got the big system from LLNL IIRC?

There were chunks of it showing up for sale. Lots of meta routers.

I know it's odd, but have you tried asking SGI?

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