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Re: Linux/MIPS 2.1.36 uploaded

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Subject: Re: Linux/MIPS 2.1.36 uploaded
From: paul@suede.sw.oz.au (Paul Antoine)
Date: Sat, 3 May 1997 10:49:13 +1000 (EST)
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.970502040216.3495A-100000@ravage.labs.gmu.edu> from "Ryan Rafferty" at May 2, 97 04:06:33 am
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Ryan wrote:

> I think the gentleman who was inquiring about the NEC Mips server he had
> would be interested in the 4400 SC support, since apparently his machine
> is very similar to the Magnum 4000SC.  Oh yeah, does anyone on this list
> have a Magnum 4000SC?  If so, do you know how it compares in performance
> to the 4000PC?

I am told that it is *much* faster than the PC version (without the
R4000-controlled second-level cache)... though without a program to respond
to the MIPS boot protocol, I can't test it as I haven't got a video
card that would let me use the NT little-endian boot PROM. <sigh>

Paul
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