[rescue] Rescued: SGI Altix 450

Richard ejb at trick-1.net
Thu Jul 28 17:50:32 CDT 2016

Thats a nice find! What is the rescue story? Old skool found it in a

If there isn't a singlephase PSU option then not sure if something like
the following would work. Often used to power
workshop machines

I've never used one but the theory sounds right...convert single phase
to 3 phase....I suppose you would need to workout how much power you
needed and get the right size...anyone?



On Fri, 29 Jul 2016, at 05:22 AM, Bill Braskey wrote:
> [My first post!]
> I just rescued an SGI Altix 450, with 24 blades of 2 Itanium2 CPUs each.
> Problem is, the "new" SGI are dicks about not releasing any documents or
> patches unless you are under a paid $ervice contract.
> I was able to find a PDF of the basic user manual on manualslibDOTcom.
> Does anyone here have access to other manuals, parts lists, firmware
> patches, etc.?  I'm particularly interested in documents pertaining to
> power supply options, as this machine is set up for 3-phase power and
> really need to reconfigure it for 220/250V.
> How about a working Linux install image that will save me the time of
> compiling my own?
> I'll post soon about other weird stuff I have...
> Cheers
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