Page 1 of 1

Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:50 pm
by Raion-Fox
So this beautiful Tezro has been with me since shortly before Christmas, courtesy of my man mopar5150. Thank you again John.

IMG_20171226_013349.jpg

IMG_20171226_013336.jpg


Here's the hinv:

Code: Select all

4 700 MHZ IP35 Processors
CPU: MIPS R16000 Processor Chip Revision: 2.1
FPU: MIPS R16010 Floating Point Chip Revision: 2.1
CPU 0 at Module 001c01/Slot 0/Slice A: 700 Mhz MIPS R16000 Processor Chip (enabled)
  Processor revision: 2.1. Scache: Size 4 MB Speed 350 Mhz  Tap 0x1c
CPU 1 at Module 001c01/Slot 0/Slice B: 700 Mhz MIPS R16000 Processor Chip (enabled)
  Processor revision: 2.1. Scache: Size 4 MB Speed 350 Mhz  Tap 0x1c
CPU 2 at Module 001c01/Slot 0/Slice C: 700 Mhz MIPS R16000 Processor Chip (enabled)
  Processor revision: 2.1. Scache: Size 4 MB Speed 350 Mhz  Tap 0x1c
CPU 3 at Module 001c01/Slot 0/Slice D: 700 Mhz MIPS R16000 Processor Chip (enabled)
  Processor revision: 2.1. Scache: Size 4 MB Speed 350 Mhz  Tap 0x1c
Main memory size: 6144 Mbytes
Instruction cache size: 32 Kbytes
Data cache size: 32 Kbytes
Secondary unified instruction/data cache size: 4 Mbytes
Memory at Module 001c01/Slot 0: 6144 MB (enabled)
  Bank 0 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (enabled)
  Bank 1 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (enabled)
  Bank 2 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (enabled)
  Bank 3 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (enabled)
  Bank 4 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (disabled)
  Bank 5 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (disabled)
  Bank 6 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (enabled)
  Bank 7 contains 1024 MB (Premium) DIMMS (enabled)
Integral SCSI controller 2: Version IDE (ATA/ATAPI) IOC4
  CDROM: unit 0 on SCSI controller 2
Integral SCSI controller 0: Version QL12160, low voltage differential
  Disk drive: unit 1 on SCSI controller 0 (unit 1)
  Disk drive: unit 2 on SCSI controller 0 (unit 2)
Integral SCSI controller 1: Version QL12160, low voltage differential
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty3
IOC3/IOC4 serial port: tty4
Graphics board: V12
Integral Gigabit Ethernet: tg0, module 001c01, PCI bus 1 slot 4
Iris Audio Processor: version MAD revision 1, number 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x10a9, device 0x100a) PCI slot 1
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x104c, device 0xac28) PCI slot 2
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1077, device 0x1216) PCI slot 3
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x14e4, device 0x1645) PCI slot 4
  PCI Adapter ID (vendor 0x1412, device 0x1724) PCI slot 2
IOC4 firmware revision 83
IOC3/IOC4 external interrupts: 1
HUB in Module 001c01/Slot 0: Revision 2 Speed 200.00 Mhz (enabled)
IP35prom in Module 001c01/Slot n0: Revision 6.172


And yes I'm aware two DIMMs have been disabled. I will need to crack it open and take a look inside soon - I plan to roll that in with some upgrades in the form of a USB, firewire, and another sound card.

Currently, Murasaki is being run through her paces, compiling GCC for a personal project (and to heat my bedroom!)

For those curious, Murasaki's namesake is Japanese. Her name means "Violet" and I got the original idea from a game called Senran Kagura. Good game, if you like beat 'em ups and don't mind fanservicey cute girls. That blue thing is her bear, "bebe-tan" who is... weird. As fuck.

murasaki.jpg


Unlike the real murasaki this one hasn't gone into an uncontrolled rage or refused to do what I tell it. Good murasaki, good!

Re: Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:54 pm
by Irinikus
Check, I see that you have some disabled RAM in the system, simply type "enableall" in the command monitor in the PROM, then reboot the system and this should enable all of your memory.

Re: Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:01 am
by Dans34
out of interest how loud is such a system when compiling ?

Re: Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:12 am
by Irinikus
I haven't done any compiling on mine, but when they start to heat up and those fans speed up, they do become rather loud. (Louder than an Octane. :D )

They have a whole lot of fans of different sizes within them and this causes acoustic interference which helps to increases the apparent noise level.

Re: Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:39 pm
by marshallh
Tezro has a quite a bit of thermal mass, i.e. it takes at least 10-20minutes of sustained work for it to start increasing, but the fans then do start spooling up faster. They never really slow back down either, since there is so much static consumption :)
All fans running full tilt is a scary sound but one I've not been able to cause thru normal usage.

Re: Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:45 pm
by Raion-Fox
Yeah attempts to compile GCC last night at -j3 (so I had some core time for other tasks left over) barely made it go above idle.

Re: Murasaki, my Tezro (Quad 700, 8GB)

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:16 am
by Intuition
Niiiiice :)