[rescue] rescue] WTB: SGI (MIPS architecture) Systems
mrbill at mrbill.net
Tue May 25 07:48:32 CDT 2010
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 11:54:31PM -0400, Scott Quinn wrote:
>> Maybe I can find a Craylinked pair of Origin 200s or something...
> Skip the O200s - they aren't up to the build quality of the other SGIs.
> They're also generally slow, many are only 180MHz or 225MHz.
> O2k is better build quality, and it's easy to find 300MHz or better CPUs.
> Even better is to get the O300/O350 equipment. 4CPUs in one box, much faster
> memory/CPU/IO, and on an O350 (or O300/O350 linked [you can do this]) you can
> plug in a Fuel graphics card.
Yeah, but I have no way of getting an O2K home. Plus, my goal here is to
have a "beefy" SGI with a serial console; I'm not interested in graphics.
I just love watching 9600 baud as multi-CPU systems come up, for some
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