Supercomputers, fishing for information
iamcamiel at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 10:50:23 CDT 2016
I think you're mixing up the SRM (one per system) with the unit
service module. According to this document
http://www.par.univie.ac.at/publications/download/ipsc860.pdf, it's an
Intel SYP301. That appears to be an Intel 386 motherboard.
On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 4:29 PM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
> there are no useful pictures in the brochures
> it appears the SRM is integrated into the cabinet and controls 16 nodes
> since the original appears to be gone
> Paul Pierce was archiving information on these systems. We have a little in the CHM collection, not a whole
> lot on the PSC/860
> I have a manual set for the Paragon. It is in silver slipcases
> On 11/5/16 7:48 AM, Camiel Vanderhoeven wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 3:37 PM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
>>> let me see if I can get this scanned this morning
>> That would be awesome!
>>> you also REALLY want to get any docs and tapes/disks out of there
>>> finding software is going to be extremely difficult
>> Yes, I realize that; the difficulty lies in directing them in what to
>> look for; "anything that says Intel, Ardent, or Convex on it" is a
>> good beginning, but the more specific I can be in what I ask for, the
>> higher the chance it'll turn up.
>>> On 11/5/16 7:02 AM, Camiel Vanderhoeven wrote:
>>>> - Does anyone know what the SRM (System Resource Manager) for the
>>>> iPSC/860 physically looks like? Does it look like a PC, and does it
>>>> say Intel on the front?
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