[rescue] Rescued: SGI Altix 450
nick at pelagiris.org
Thu Jul 28 17:54:46 CDT 2016
That's amazing! I have no idea if linux supports it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAmb4nSooRk gives a quick rundown, rewiring
for 220 shouldn't be too bad, but your power bill...
On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 6:50 PM, Richard <ejb at trick-1.net> wrote:
> 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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