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by rosehillbob
Sun Apr 26, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: Oynx2 Deskside no graphics,no scsi and stuck base card.
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Oynx2 Deskside no graphics,no scsi and stuck base card.

Hi out there. I just acquired a Oynx2 Deskside from an Ebay auction. I hooked it up to a display and fired it up. It goes through entire power on sequence but I never see a display or any hard disk activity. The front panel display shows pomic. I hooked up a console terminal,restarted the system and...
by rosehillbob
Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: [eBay] Onyx2 for Sale ( not mine )
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: [eBay]Onyx2 for Sale ( not mine )

I am the one who purchased the Onyx2 on Ebay. I just received the unit on Friday. Sadly it needs some work the scsi and graphics systems...node boards and memory OK, I will be posting some "debugging" questions in the SGI hardware forum...see you there!
by rosehillbob
Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: SGI Onyx2 up for auction
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: SGI Onyx2 up for auction -sold

It sold for $250. No I didn't get it... My wife limited me to $500 and after you subtract the $280 to ship it to me I would be over budget.
by rosehillbob
Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:21 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: SGI Onyx2 up for auction
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: SGI Onyx2 up for auction

The auction is now at item #53 the Sgi is #59...
by rosehillbob
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: SGI Onyx2 up for auction
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: SGI Onyx2 up for auction

Fifteen years ago I remember watching a demonstration by a group of Computer Science studies showing off a short animation movie which the class had done. I pretty sure they students mentioned they used Maya to make the movie. I forget to mention something for potential Onyx2 buyers... You can bid o...
by rosehillbob
Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: Hardware For Sale/Trade
Topic: SGI Onyx2 up for auction
Replies: 4
Views: 287

SGI Onyx2 up for auction

The university of washington today has a SGI Onyx2 supercomputer, the free standing rack mount version, up for auction at 10:30 AM PST . No details as to what version of the Infinite reality graphics is installed or how many processing nodes installed. I have been at the UW actions before and I know...

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