Textual LCDs on servers (was Re: NEC SX-4B on Ebay)

Austin Pass austin at ozpass.co.uk
Sat Oct 11 07:23:23 CDT 2008


On 11 Oct 2008, at 09:39, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> Could you access the LCD from user-land processes, or was there
> always a system monitor running on them?

I've never owned/tinkered with an Origin, so I can't comment.

The Cray T3D used an Apple Powerbook built into the cabinet.   
Apparently its only purpose was to display Cray logos and associated  
animations!

-Austin.



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