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Re: 32.96 BogoMIPS on DECstation 5000/133

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Subject: Re: 32.96 BogoMIPS on DECstation 5000/133
From: Jason Wagner <jason@primenet.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 07:41:37 -0700 (MST)
In-reply-to: <199704101255.OAA09194@kernel.panic.julia.de>
> 2.1.14.2 is based on David S. Miller's Indy port of 2.0.14.  I upgraded it

I hope this doesn't offend anyone; this is just a curiosity of mine...
Unless you buy a nice used Indy without a disk and OS, why would you run
Linux on it?  SGI has hundreds of high-payed techies constantly tuning
IRIX to really scream on the MIPS architecture; why run Linux on the box?

On that note, has anyone benchmarked Linux Indy vs IRIX Indy?  ( I realize
the port may not be that complete yet; just wondering if anyone can maybe
speculate )

And does this mean I can run Linux on older SGIs ( Indigo R3k, 4D/xx, 
4D/xxx, PI Series, R2k based machines, etc? )

Thanks!

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