Convex documentation online (C220 arrived)

Dennis Boone drb at msu.edu
Mon Aug 7 15:33:55 CDT 2017


 > That would have been the CPU cabinet for the C240 (which is twice as
 > wide as the C220^1s CPU cabinet. The C240^1s CPU consumes -
 > i.e. converts to heat - about 20 kilowatts of power, so that would
 > indeed have created a hotspot in a computer room. It will surely
 > create a hotspot in my barn!

Behind the C240 CPU cabinet was certainly the warmest area in our data
center.  The BBN Butterfly machine was not _too_ far behind, but the
vaxen and IBM machines weren't even close.

De


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