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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Anyone else running Windows XP PRO x64?
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Anyone else running Windows XP PRO x64?

>Just wanted to know if anyone else is using this operating system.
-No. They all just passed away... Rumored to be of unnatural causes...
Might be something contageous....

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sun Jan 21, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: 7% through, Kurzweil's prediction is starting to look shaky
Replies: 5
Views: 445

>MIDI and other digital interfaces have assisted the production of music to a >great extent. That, and made it easier for musicians who are new to it all to learn.I can't help but want to compare this to that Gibson Les Paul model with a 100BaseTX Ethernet feed. A pre-amped signal for each string (i...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Wed Jan 17, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: [rant] ZetaOS...
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

asked $200+ million from apple, got what $5 million or so from Palm
-Yes. But what for? To develop 'internet appliances'...

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sat Jan 13, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ip27 (...?...)
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: ip27 (...?...)

>You can also get the TARG info out of 'man cc'.
-I got my senses back together, when I remebered things done for an Indy
(ip24) years ago. So that more or less assured me.

But thanks for adding this to my knowledge.

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: SGI has really fallen now (joined the evil empire)
Replies: 41
Views: 2837

>wonder how well a cluster of 60 celeron 333mhz systems would run exchange server 2003....
-One after the other. so they will try to make a marathon out of it...

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ip27 (...?...)
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: ip27 (...?...)

I more or less found the answer to my own question in the ancient users group comp.sys.sgi.apps (thanks to google), formulated by one sgi's own people Omar G. Stradella, it's dated 8 octobre 1996: "Walter Roberson wrote: > mips4 : all R5000, R8000, R10000 machines. IP21, IP25, IP26, IP28,IP30 >...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ip27 (...?...)
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: ip27 (...?...)

>What it seems to be doing is optimizing for an 1st generation Origin with R10000 scheduling.
-So in this case being an Origin 2000, considering the ip number (27)...

Thanks for the clarification.

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ip27 (...?...)
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: ip27 (...?...)

>Could be either the 200 or 2000 -I know. It's a compilerflag. So the question is: is ithat a hardware or a software flag? I looked at: http://techpubs.sgi.com/library/tpl/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi/srch9@ip27%20flag/0650/bks/SGI_Developer/books/OrOn2_PfTune/sgi_html/ch05.html#LE27672-PARENT Which is inform...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ip27 (...?...)
Replies: 7
Views: 706

ip27 (...?...)

I was wondering to what in the following:'TARG:platform=ip27:processor=r10000'
the ip27 refers to.
I also know it'a an origin, but is it a 2000 or 200?

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:22 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Back to the Future?
Replies: 16
Views: 1710

>The strange thing called SGI nowadays already digged it's grave, http://www.sgi.com/company_info/newsroom/press_releases/2007/january/microsoft.html adds just a new line to their gravestone. -The link above states: "provide solutions that are transparent across mixed workflows and make HPC acc...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Tue Jan 09, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Apple iPhone
Replies: 18
Views: 1873

>Apple is going to print money with this thing.
-Be carefull with the date...

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by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sun Jan 07, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Mercury ZIP 32 floating point processor
Replies: 0
Views: 290

Mercury ZIP 32 floating point processor

It seems that during the 1980's a Mercury ZIP 32 floating point processor was quite often used in combination with Sun 3 machines. Is there anything known about the ZIP? I discovered that it was built by Mercury Computer. They are now using Cell BE for vector processing, so you can call them 'vetera...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Sat Jan 06, 2007 3:47 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: SGI/Boxx and SATA experiences
Replies: 61
Views: 2203

a lot of my research data went the way of the dodo (I later sprayed the platter with buckshot). Ever since then I have been psychotic about having backups. -In the time that the Atari ST was my main computer (approx.1988...), I lost at least a month's work of editing a text, that was to be used for ...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: locked/sealed & bolted...
Replies: 11
Views: 822

>a nice looking generic core workstation. -Pity the pdf Skywriter pointed me too, doesn't contain more specifics on the hardware. >a solution involving a bunch of these machines and the new workstaitons tied together with some sort of cxfs setup would have been fairly attractive. -Similarly like wit...
by Arie van Schutterhoef
Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: locked/sealed & bolted...
Replies: 11
Views: 822


-Thanks for that!

Looking at it, it is clearly not a new generation Octane in the making, as far a digital audio workstation is concerned.

Thus, nevermind.

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