CrayLink connections between Origin 2000s

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Dec 17 13:15:52 CST 2007


On Dec 17, 2007, at 1:21 PM, Richard wrote:
>>    Yup, single image.  The O2K you got from me has eight
>> processors...if you get another chassis just like it and link them
>> together with CrayLink cables, it'll be one machine with sixteen
>> processors, transparently.
>
> The manual I'm reading says that Origin 2000 machines can't be
> connected by CrayLink cables, but this seems to contradict what I see
> in the box (i.e. it has two router cards with CrayLink connections).
>
> What's the straight dope on that?

   I can't tell you the straight dope, but I can tell you that *my*  
machine was indeed connected that way (dual-chassis) until I sent  
half of it to Sridhar.

           -Dave

-- 
Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL
Farewell Ophelia, 9/22/1991 - 7/25/2007






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