[rescue] Fastest Sun graphics card

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon May 18 13:35:52 CDT 2020

On 5/18/20 2:31 PM, Nemo Nusquam wrote:
> On 05/18/20 12:33, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> On 5/18/20 10:08 AM, Nemo wrote:
>>> On 18/05/2020, Raymond Wiker <rwiker at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I think the most powerful card you could get was the XVR-1200, but 
>>>> this is
>>>> only supported under Solaris.
>>> There was the XVR-4000.
>> Would the XVR-4000 fit in anything labeled Ultra or Blade? Officially 
>> it was only for the SunFire V880.
> Sorry, I misread your question -- I thought you were asking about all 
> Sun cards.
> Sadly, it appears the XVR-4000 will not work in an SB2500 
> (https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19125-01/xvr4k.acc/817-2400-10/index.html). 
> I have XVR-1200s in mine.
>> It would be lovely if the fastest was something designed by Sun 
>> rather than a re-firmwared off the shelf card though.
> Indeed, but I thought that 3dlabs' Wildcat chips powered the XVR-1200.

The XVR-1200 is a Wildcat, and I didn't ask the original question. I 
just meant it would have been nice if the fasts that fit in a Ultra or 
Blade workstation was something like the XVR-4000 or XVR-1000 or Creator 
3D, something that never appeared in a PC.

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