[rescue] rescue] WTB: SGI (MIPS architecture) Systems

Weird Shanghai weirdshanghai at bbchina.info
Tue May 25 08:53:03 CDT 2010

I loved my quad ss10 like a brother. Rip.

On 5/25/10, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> 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
> reason.
> Bill
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> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas
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