Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

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Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby jan-jaap » Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:31 pm

Started life as a 2x400MHz system, but the frontplate and the system board gave up. Now back from the dead, and with a faster CPU as well :)

This used to be a Discreet Flame system, maybe it will be back as such. I added the DIVO, wonder if Flame picks it up.
I removed the FC XIO card in slot 'D' because I don't like 'fast fan' all that much. I'll probably replace the SCSI card in the PCI cage with something faster and/or add a PCI FC card instead. The IOC3 can be replaced with a gigabit board. Also has a Digi ClassicBoard PCI 4port serial board which shows up as "PCI card, bus 0, slot 2, Vendor 0x114f, Device 0x4"

hinv

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# hinv -mv
Location: /hw/node
      PM20600MHZ Board: barcode MZJ969     part 030-1778-001 rev  C
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/15
            IP30 Board: barcode KZH338     part 030-1467-001 rev  D
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/15/pci/2
    PWR.SPPLY.ER Board: barcode AAE0320663 part 060-0035-002 rev  A
             FP1 Board: barcode MJZ540     part 030-0891-003 rev  J
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/13
        XTALKPCI Board: barcode MDS638     part 030-0952-005 rev  E
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/13/pci/3
        PCI_ENET Board: barcode LJY913     part 030-1155-002 rev  D
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/11
  ODY128VERSIONB Board: barcode LKR320     part 030-1611-001 rev  C
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/10
            DIVO Board: barcode KHD011     part 030-1305-001 rev  E
2 600 MHZ IP30 Processors
Heart ASIC: Revision F
CPU: MIPS R14000 Processor Chip Revision: 2.4
FPU: MIPS R14010 Floating Point Chip Revision: 0.0
Main memory size: 4096 Mbytes
Xbow ASIC: Revision 1.4
Instruction cache size: 32 Kbytes
Data cache size: 32 Kbytes
Secondary unified instruction/data cache size: 2 Mbytes
Integral SCSI controller 0: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
  Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 0 (unit 1)
  Tape drive: unit 2 on SCSI controller 0: DAT
Integral SCSI controller 1: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
Integral SCSI controller 2: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty1
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty2
IOC3 parallel port: plp1
Graphics board: V12
Integral Fast Ethernet: ef0, version 1, pci 2
Fast Ethernet: ef1, version 1, pci 3
Iris Audio Processor: version RAD revision 12.0, number 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0003) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 0
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0005) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x114f, device 0x0028) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0003) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0002) PCI slot 0
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0002) PCI slot 2
DIVO Video: controller 0 unit 0: Input, Output
Dual Channel Display
PCI card, bus 0, slot 2, Vendor 0x114f, Device 0x4


gfxinfo

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# /usr/gfx/gfxinfo -v
Graphics board 0 is "ODYSSEY" graphics.
        Managed (":0.0") 1280x1024
        BUZZ version B.1
        PB&J version 1
        128MB memory
                Banks: 4, CAS latency: 3
         Monitor 0 type: Unknown
        Dual Channel Display option
         Monitor 1 type: Unknown         Monitor 2 type: Unknown
        Input Sync: Voltage - Video Level; Source - Internal; Genlocked - False
        Channel 0:
         Origin = (0,0)
         Video Output: 1280 pixels, 1024 lines, 75.00Hz (1280x1024_75)
         Video Format Flags:  (none)
         Sync Disabled
         Using Gamma Map 0


divohinv

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# /usr/dmedia/bin/DIVO/divohinv
/hw/node/xtalk/10
        DIVO (part number 030-1305-001 E), serial number KHD011
        VL device 0 (name DIVO_0), AL subsystem DIVO_0
        IRIX number 0
Last edited by jan-jaap on Thu Jun 30, 2011 2:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DIVO, PCI cage

Unread postby bigD » Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:52 pm

Wow - that's quite a machine! Very cool!
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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DIVO, PCI cage

Unread postby jan-jaap » Sat May 07, 2011 12:56 pm

Received a new graphics carier with another V12 + DCD, a DM2 and a dual FC XIO board. Still need to 'hack' the Gbit ethernet board. Now it says:

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odyssey 3# hinv -mv
Location: /hw/node
      PM20600MHZ Board: barcode MZJ969     part 030-1778-001 rev  C
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/15
            IP30 Board: barcode KZH338     part 030-1467-001 rev  D
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/15/pci/2
    PWR.SPPLY.ER Board: barcode AAE0320663 part 060-0035-002 rev  A
             FP1 Board: barcode MJZ540     part 030-0891-003 rev  J
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/13
        XTALKPCI Board: barcode MDS638     part 030-0952-005 rev  E
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/11
  ODY128VERSIONB Board: barcode LMC572     part 030-1611-001 rev  C
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/10
       XT-DIGVID Board: barcode MHE076     part 030-1653-002 rev  G
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/9
   FIBRE_CHANNEL Board: barcode KWH328     part 030-0927-004 rev  A
2 600 MHZ IP30 Processors
Heart ASIC: Revision F
CPU: MIPS R14000 Processor Chip Revision: 2.4
FPU: MIPS R14010 Floating Point Chip Revision: 0.0
Main memory size: 4096 Mbytes
Xbow ASIC: Revision 1.4
Instruction cache size: 32 Kbytes
Data cache size: 32 Kbytes
Secondary unified instruction/data cache size: 2 Mbytes
Integral SCSI controller 0: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
  Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 0 (unit 1)
  Tape drive: unit 2 on SCSI controller 0: DAT
Integral SCSI controller 1: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
Integral SCSI controller 5: Version Fibre Channel QL2342 Port 1, 33 MHz PCI
Integral SCSI controller 6: Version Fibre Channel QL2342 Port 2, 33 MHz PCI
Integral SCSI controller 3: Version QL12160, low voltage differential
Integral SCSI controller 4: Version QL12160, low voltage differential
Integral SCSI controller 7: Version Fibre Channel AIC-1160, revision 2
Integral SCSI controller 8: Version Fibre Channel AIC-1160, revision 2
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty1
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty2
IOC3 parallel port: plp1
Graphics board: V12
Integral Fast Ethernet: ef0, version 1, pci 2
Iris Audio Processor: version RAD revision 12.0, number 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0003) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 0
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0005) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x14e4, device 0x1645) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x2312) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x2312) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1216) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x9004, device 0x1160) PCI slot 0
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x9004, device 0x1160) PCI slot 1
XT-DIGVID Multi-standard Digital Video: controller 0, unit 0, version 0x0
Dual Channel Display

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odyssey 4# /usr/gfx/gfxinfo
Graphics board 0 is "ODYSSEY" graphics.
        Managed (":0.0") 1280x1024
        BUZZ version B.1
        PB&J version 1
        128MB memory
                Banks: 4, CAS latency: 3
         Monitor 0 type: Unknown
        Dual Channel Display option
         Monitor 1 type: SGX 8192        Monitor 2 type: Unknown
        Channel 0:
         Origin = (0,0)
         Video Output: 1280 pixels, 1024 lines, 60.00Hz (1280x1024_60)
odyssey 5#

it is kinda loud like this because the fully populated graphics carier unleashes 'fastfan' :oops:
I'll probably get rid of the second (XIO) dual FC board and only use the dual 2GBit QLA2342 in the PCI cage.

It's been a rock solid box and I've been using it quite a bit recently. I think I'll turn it into a Flame box at some point.
Now this is a deep dark secret, so everybody keep it quiet :)
It turns out that when reset, the WD33C93 defaults to a SCSI ID of 0, and it was simpler to leave it that way... -- Dave Olson, in comp.sys.sgi

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby jan-jaap » Thu Jun 30, 2011 2:26 pm

Got the cables to hook up the DM5 to the DCD and hacked the gigabit card. I attached a STONE FC JBOD, but the disks are rather noisy. Damn Discreet and their "special" firmware. The pair of 300GB seagate 10K.7 disks attached to the QL12160 in the PCI cardcage has more capacity, and is whisper quiet...

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odyssey 1# hinv -mv
Location: /hw/node
      PM20600MHZ Board: barcode MZJ969     part 030-1778-001 rev  C
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/15
            IP30 Board: barcode KZH338     part 030-1467-001 rev  D
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/15/pci/2
    PWR.SPPLY.ER Board: barcode AAE0320663 part 060-0035-002 rev  A
             FP1 Board: barcode MJZ540     part 030-0891-003 rev  J
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/13
        XTALKPCI Board: barcode MDS638     part 030-0952-005 rev  E
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/11
  ODY128VERSIONB Board: barcode LKR320     part 030-1611-001 rev  C
Location: /hw/node/xtalk/10
       XT-DIGVID Board: barcode MHE076     part 030-1653-002 rev  G
2 600 MHZ IP30 Processors
Heart ASIC: Revision F
CPU: MIPS R14000 Processor Chip Revision: 2.4
FPU: MIPS R14010 Floating Point Chip Revision: 0.0
Main memory size: 4096 Mbytes
Xbow ASIC: Revision 1.4
Instruction cache size: 32 Kbytes
Data cache size: 32 Kbytes
Secondary unified instruction/data cache size: 2 Mbytes
Integral SCSI controller 0: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
  Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 0 (unit 1)
  Tape drive: unit 3 on SCSI controller 0: DAT
Integral SCSI controller 1: Version QL1040B (rev. 2), single ended
Integral SCSI controller 2: Version QL12160, low voltage differential
  Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 2 (unit 1)
  Disk drive: unit 2 on SCSI controller 2 (unit 2)
Integral SCSI controller 3: Version QL12160, low voltage differential
Integral SCSI controller 4: Version Fibre Channel QL2342 Port 1, 33 MHz PCI
Integral SCSI controller 5: Version Fibre Channel QL2342 Port 2, 33 MHz PCI
  Disk drive: unit 0 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 0)
  Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 1)
  Disk drive: unit 2 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 2)
  Disk drive: unit 3 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 3)
  Disk drive: unit 4 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 4)
  Disk drive: unit 5 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 5)
  Disk drive: unit 6 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 6)
  Disk drive: unit 7 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 7)
  Disk drive: unit 8 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 8)
  Disk drive: unit 9 on SCSI controller 5 (unit 9)
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty1
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty2
IOC3 parallel port: plp1
Graphics board: V12
Integral Fast Ethernet: ef0, version 1, pci 2
Gigabit Ethernet: tg1, PCI slot 1
Iris Audio Processor: version RAD revision 12.0, number 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0003) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 0
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1020) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x0005) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x14e4, device 0x1645) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1216) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x2312) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x2312) PCI slot 3
XT-DIGVID Multi-standard Digital Video: controller 0, unit 0, version 0x0
Dual Channel Display

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odyssey 2# /usr/gfx/gfxinfo -v
Graphics board 0 is "ODYSSEY" graphics.
        Managed (":0.0") 1280x1024
        BUZZ version B.1
        PB&J version 1
        128MB memory
                Banks: 4, CAS latency: 3
        DM5 attached to Dual Channel 0
         Monitor 0 type: Unknown
        Dual Channel Display option
         Monitor 1 type: Unknown         Monitor 2 type: Unknown
        Input Sync: Voltage - Video Level; Source - Internal; Genlocked - False
        Channel 0:
         Origin = (0,0)
         Video Output: 1280 pixels, 1024 lines, 60.00Hz (1280x1024_60)
         Video Format Flags:  (none)
         Sync Disabled
         Using Gamma Map 0

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odyssey 3# diskpatch -v
sc0d1l0:  Disk         SEAGATE ST373453LC      9507  Serial: 3HW2BKN0
sc2d1l0:  Disk         SEAGATE ST3300007LW     D703  Serial: 3KR1DMP1
sc2d2l0:  Disk         SEAGATE ST3300007LW     D703  Serial: 3KR1DMN8
sc5d0l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA0BGYY
sc5d1l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA04FZG
sc5d2l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA0C0W0
sc5d3l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA0C29V
sc5d4l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA0C1JN
sc5d5l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA09KJ6
sc5d6l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA0B9HG
sc5d7l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA04F7S
sc5d8l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA03A9R
sc5d9l0:  Disk         STON+WIRST336607FC      7656  Serial: 3JA04BBV

Now it's time to focus on my new 4x1GHz Tezro :D
Now this is a deep dark secret, so everybody keep it quiet :)
It turns out that when reset, the WD33C93 defaults to a SCSI ID of 0, and it was simpler to leave it that way... -- Dave Olson, in comp.sys.sgi

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby gambonyx » Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:25 pm

Very nice system!!! ;)

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby Ryan Fox » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:49 am



--Will make a point of stopping by jan-jaap's and helping himself to some of his gear.... --
I'd love to get a DCD ,the DM2 and 5 and...

Errrr.. lovely system :lol:

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby jan-jaap » Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:31 am

Ryan Fox wrote:--Will make a point of stopping by jan-jaap's and helping himself to some of his gear.... --
I'd love to get a DCD ,the DM2 and 5 and...

I serve free drinks of your choice[*] to anyone who wants to talk SGIs. Anything else will be over my dead body ;)

[*] limited to what I have in stock: beers, coffee, and numerous flavors of liquor distilled by my father-in-law 8-)
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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby ramq » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:58 pm

I know I've replaced firmware on Seagate drives using a Linux box. Maybe you could try that out?
Not that I know of any *new* 36GB drives with the same model/type number, nor quiet ones...
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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby ivelegacy » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:25 am

which is the cost of such a machine ?

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby jan-jaap » Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:06 am

I think I paid €250 for the system with 2x400MHz CPUs, 4GB RAM, V12 graphics and PCI cage. That was probably in 2008. It came with various bits and pieces to run a Discreet Flame as well. I think I paid some more for some fibre channel hardware (a SUN A5200??). The catch was that the seller had back problems and needed someone to come over and remove it from his place. I prefer to do business in person, but for the seller it limits the audience (thus lowers the price :mrgreen: ).

The extra carrier with V12, DCD, DM2 and FC adapter was $200 ... $250 shipped from Israel. I don't know anymore what I paid for the CPU, I think it was $350 + shipping from the US. You can buy the 3c996bT ethernet cards and the QLA2342 FC cards for a couple of bucks.

Lesson to learn here: you can get a pretty decent machine for a fair price, but if the upgrade fever hits and you buy the top spec parts individually you can easily double or triple your total cost. Even if you patiently wait for 2 years for a favorable deal like I did. Of course now I have a spare V12, and the 2x400MHz CPU ended up in a system I sold on so I reclaimed some of my money again.

Back then the exchange rate USD:EUR was also more favorable and they didn't really bother with import tax on items worth less than ~ EUR 250 or so.

Oh, and I did a fresh install on the system as usual. And then I managed to loose the backup of the Flame installation :oops:
Now this is a deep dark secret, so everybody keep it quiet :)
It turns out that when reset, the WD33C93 defaults to a SCSI ID of 0, and it was simpler to leave it that way... -- Dave Olson, in comp.sys.sgi

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby ivelegacy » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:37 am

i got a few quotes

2xR14K @ 600Mhz CPU module only
400 euro

v12 gfx + DCD, module only
400 euro

v12 gfx without DCD, module only
300 euro
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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby ivelegacy » Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:29 pm

i envy you for the DCD :D

I know that there is a different type of XIO carrier for VPro which is designed to hold two VPro cards, but it seems to me that is very rare and very valuable. I mean i was tempted to put two gfxs on, actually i have a chassis with a SE-gfx (Impact/SR serie) and a V6, this is an uncommon and not supported configuration that has no sense with Irix (and it does not work). I did so only because i have configured the linux kernel to dynamically load the frame buffer i want, so … i have have the console on V6, or on SE, i just need to mod probe the wanted kernel-module.

so, if i have understood right:
  • you cannot have MGRAS and VPro in the same system, they do not work with Irix
  • you could eventually have a XIO carrier for 2 VPro, this works with Irix, but the carrier is very expensive (and hard to find)
  • you'd better have a DCD, in order to have 2 CRTs, which is exactly what i need

Normally the DCD is only used with V12, probably for IFFFS setups in movie companies, but the DCD is also extremely good for development purposes as you can have the debugger's session (pretty full of interesting informations) on CRT0 and the the running application on CRT1, that's wonderful, marvelous, and damned productive

in short words: i simply want it :D

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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby guardian452 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:46 pm

The dual carrier is not absolutely required; if you are careful you can wedge two vpros in there without it ;)
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Re: Octane2, 2x600MHz R14K, 4GB, V12+DCD, DM5, DM2, PCI cage

Unread postby ivelegacy » Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:52 am

as it's very interesting, and in order to avoid extra OT (my apologies for this), i have opened a specific thread here to discuss the dual CRTs.


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