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by spiroyster
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: IBM T221 killed by incompetence - one more for packing stuff properly
Replies: 23
Views: 756

Re: IBM T221 killed by incompetence - one more for packing stuff properly

A lot of what you say doesn't make any sense. What part? I can elaborate ;) Let's say I have a 100 dpi resolution 24" screen - 1920x1080. I decide to upgrade to a 200 dpi resolution 24" screen - 3840x2160.The number of pixels, the image quality, the whatever you want to call it... has qua...
by spiroyster
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: IBM T221 killed by incompetence - one more for packing stuff properly
Replies: 23
Views: 756

Re: IBM T221 killed by incompetence - one more for packing stuff properly

Those all sound like workarounds of the technology of the day. Absolutely, because DP wasn't around then! How else are you going to keep something that big fed when nothing around can feed it through one cable without going bespoke. Any GPU that supports HD screen resolution and FSAA could potentia...
by spiroyster
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: FS Stuff
Replies: 3
Views: 489

Re: FS Stuff

michaelpastras wrote:What is the exact model of the Belkin KVM??

Hi, sorry for the late reply. Will post some pictures today.
Its the OmniView Pro2 (host = PS/2 and normal VGA, outputs to USB/PS2 and, oddly, Female -> Male VGA... I have a few of these and will throw them in too :)).
by spiroyster
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say
Replies: 14
Views: 547

Re: Apple to stop using Intel processors in Macs, reports say

Arp.. was just gonna post this.... ends years of speculation... an ARM compatibility layer found in the macOS code about 3 years ago now....but is there going to be another Intel MacPro?
by spiroyster
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: IC Nexxus 4000 Cluster
Replies: 0
Views: 202

IC Nexxus 4000 Cluster

Wondering if anyone might be interested in a Nexxus 4000 Cluster... 8xCPU spread over 8 nodes (iirc). I'll have to double check the setup but think it is still stock (C2D @2.0Ghz.... 8 of them :P ). drives removed (sorry you'll need 8 of them :roll: ).... and sorry but its FBDimms :roll: ,,,, Its th...
by spiroyster
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: FF (Free) 1600SW (x5) MLA read description...
Replies: 1
Views: 225

FF (Free) 1600SW (x5) MLA read description...

Greetings, I have 5 x 1600SW (bug logo) all go to yellow light (waiting for signal) but do not have any other means to test... :( Also have MLA for 1600SW ... goes straight to red LED... needs some work.... cba. Local pickup only please, they are going free because I essentially can't test so can't ...
by spiroyster
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: FS Stuff
Replies: 3
Views: 489

FS Stuff

Greetings, I have some stuff for sale (open to offers). Would prefer local pickup. Dell Dimension 466i (486@66) 16Mb ram 40 GBP Sun Type5 Keyboard + Mouse + Belkin (sun/13W3 -> PS2/VGA) Converter 50 GBP for the lot. IBM Ultranav2 (Used, been a workhorse, but polished up nicely) 60 GBP IBM Ultranav (...
by spiroyster
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: Solved - R7K 350mhz O2 module anybody?
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Re: R7K 350mhz O2 module anybody?

Both the R10K and R12K were better than the R7K iirc (according to benches, !ime) ... but I assume this is for 'the' mod? Thats going to be difficult, unsure anyone else has done it since the original modder... A nekochanian got a load of the CPU's a few years ago (can't remember name, Puffy avatar?...
by spiroyster
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 1018
Views: 39299

Re: your latest purchase

I managed to snap one of the clips on the AV board plastic case (now glued back on), one of the small clips on the base of the machine (didn't bother with the other one and just left the base attached...like working with thin glass!) and found the cdrom face of already had the side stays snapped of...
by spiroyster
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: 3D Nostalgia: Real time viewer
Replies: 8
Views: 463

Re: 3D Nostalgia: Real time viewer

@sgienthu

Your avatar.... it's been... bugging me o.0

Starship Troopers?
by spiroyster
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: NUMA && the kind of software able to take advantage of it
Replies: 8
Views: 316

Re: NUMA && the kind of software able to take advantage of it

For C++/C shared systems... OpenMP (use it with #pragma preprocessor directives) For C++/C distributed systems... yes some MPI variant... OpenMPI maybe? For fortran... dunno but there is something called coarray fortran, but you need a modern-ish compiler to support that. What kind of parallelizatio...
by spiroyster
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: basic drawing primitives on Irix
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: basic drawing primitives on Irix

If you want to do OpenG...something... in X, and you like dead trees... get whats known as the Green book.
by spiroyster
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Display issue octane emxi vga
Replies: 20
Views: 500

Re: Display issue octane emxi vga

Arp... seeing as I don't have an octane anymore, probably not too 'ard to pry it from my cold dead hands...

shit :shock: did I just give away my trump card.
by spiroyster
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: basic drawing primitives on Irix
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: basic drawing primitives on Irix

Do you want to create your own gimp? or use someone elses gimp... :lol: Its quite a fun exercise creating your own editor... look up painters algorithm, alpha mixing/blending, flood fill and convolution matrices... in that order... to begin with :D If you cba, then get an image library, there are a ...
by spiroyster
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Display issue octane emxi vga
Replies: 20
Views: 500

Re: Display issue octane emxi vga

Might have a spare one of these going...erm spare... if you are in this part of the country ;)
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